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How Shoe Lasts are Made By Tsubo

Here is another great shoe making video from the Tsubo shoe company. This shows how shoe lasts are made.  They show in a nice step by step video what it takes to make a set of production shoe lasts.  You can see the care they take […]

Travel in the Shoe World

Travel in the Shoe World In the shoe business you will have a chance to travel the world.   As a shoe designer or Footwear Product line manager you can visit with customers and factories around the world!   During my footwear career I have […]

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What about shoes made in China?

So what about shoes made in China? *I’m going to make a full disclosure here.  In my shoe making career I’ve made shoes in Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and China with 90% of that being done in China.  My passport will attest to over 50 visits […]

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Shoe Design Jobs: Can I get one? Yes!

Shoe Design Jobs and More! Can I get a job in the shoe world?  Do you want a job at a shoe factory?  Probably not.  More likely you want a job at a company that designs, markets and sell shoes! You want to work for […]

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Shoemaking Dictionary of Terms

Shoemaking Dictionary I have pulled together this Shoemaking Dictionary of Terms to teach you the shoe parts and trade terms you will need to know.  You will need to know these terms if you want to learn about how shoes are made. This concise shoemaking dictionary will […]