Have you ever thought of owning a pair of shoes which you made for yourself? Or have you ever been to a shoe store and could not find the right pair of a shoe which is lurking in your mind? I am one of those whose feet is smaller than the normal adult size and it was always a hurdle to find the right pair of shoes for my tiny size.
Whenever I go for shoe shopping with my friend we are always disappointed when we fail to find the perfect size for me in the adult shoe section. As I don’t want to take a pick from the kids section, I always end up buying an inch larger than my normal size and you know the consequences of wearing such shoes. After discovering online on how to make your own shoes I am at rest now.
Until then I was always edgy when going for shoe shopping. But after getting to learn about ‘make your own shoes’ a self helping activity, I am a proud owner of more than fifty pair of custom made shoes. In order to learn about making ones own shoes you need not be just like me; an owner of a small feet.
You might want to walk in a pair of different from the ordinary regular shoes or you might want to customize your old shoes to give it a fresh new look. It is all in your choice and taste. It is not difficult to make your own shoes. You just need some basic items like a kit, fabric, leather, book, a plan, masking tape, and if needed to attend a workshop and a computer.
For starters you can make your own shoes by adding assembles, beads and ribbons and can even work with colors with your converse to bring about a new look feel. Or if you want to create your shoes from a scratch till you have a ready to wear pair of shoe you can do so by studying a book on ‘make your own shoes’. It will be very helpful once you attend a Shoe Making Course. Today you can always look up at the internet for searching resources, books and materials needed for your venture.
Some basic steps to Shoe Making Course are laid out as: draw an inspiration for your design through a certain shoe design, pick the color for the shoe, sketch your feet size on a plaster, tape the plaster using a masking tape to create a pattern, cut out the shape from the tape covering, level the cut out in some hard paper and cut out the shoe pieces to assemble it on your choice of fabric or leather. It is a very creative activity and once you get a pick of it you will want to create more and more with new ideas floating in.