Footwear Manufacturing Operative Roles

Jan 29, 2016 |

Skills Required for Footwear Manufacturing Operative have practical skills in tool handling use machinery follow instructions quickly and accurately work alone or as part of a team have an awareness of health and safety issues Footwear Manufacturing Operative Roles and Responsibilities A Footwear Manufacturing Operative is usually involved in each stage of the production process. […more]

Footwear Designer Roles

Jan 29, 2016 |

Skills Required for a Footwear Designer have an interest in fashion and trends have a creative eye pay attention to detail have an appreciation of shape, proportion and human anatomy have excellent drawing and making skills understand different materials and how they can be used have experience in fashion, footwear, textile, product, graphic or industrial […more]

History of Footwear, Shoes, Ancient Footwear

Mar 1, 2014 |

History of Footwear | Ancient Footwear | History of Shoes Spanish cave drawings from more than 15,000 years ago show humans with animal skins or furs wrapped around their feet. The body of a well-preserved “ice-man” nearly 5,000 years old wears leather foot coverings stuffed with straw. Shoes, in some form or another, have been […more]

Footwear Materials, Leather, Plastic, Rubber, Textiles Footwear

Feb 27, 2014 |

Footwear Materials Leather Footwear Plastic Footwear Rubber Footwear Textiles Footwear Wood Footwear Jute Footwear Metal Footwear

Define, Definition, Meaning, Antique Leather, Apron Toe

Feb 27, 2014 |

Define, Definition, Meaning, Antique Leather, Apron Toe Footwear Dictionary – A | Footwear Glossary – A Antique Leather A process where the shoe surface is buffed to achieve an antiquing effect of the leather, a type of leather finish that creates a contrasting, rubbed-off appearance with variation of shade. Apron Toe An Apron toe can […more]

Footwear Components, Adhesives, Buckles, Heels, Insoles, Soles

Feb 27, 2014 |

Footwear Components Footwear Adhesives Footwear Buckles Footwear Heels Footwear Insoles Footwear Laces Footwear Soles

Different Types of Shoes – Athletic, Derby Shoe

Oct 25, 2013 |

Different Types of Shoes Different Types of Shoes – Athletic shoes are specifically designed to be worn for participating in various sports. Since friction between the foot and the ground is an important force in most sports, modern athletic shoes are designed to maximize this force, and materials, such as rubber, are used. Dress shoes […more]

Shoe Sizing,Shoe Size Conversion,Shoe Size Guide

Dec 10, 2010 |

Shoe Sizing Shoe Sizing is an alphanumerical indication of the fitting size of a shoe for a person. Often it just consists of a number indicating the length because many shoemakers only provide a standard width for economic reasons. There are several different shoe sizing systems that are used worldwide. These systems differ in what […more]

Shoe Making, How to Make Shoes Overview

Jun 9, 2009 |

Shoe Making Shoe Making – Several operations go into the shoe making. The first and most important of these is the creation of the last. The last is a hand-carved wood or moulded plastic replica of the human foot. The last determines the contour of the arch and how evenly the wearer’s weight will be […more]

Types of Boots Overview and Information

Jun 9, 2009 |

Types of Boots Types of Boots – Hip boots Hip boots, or waders as they are colloquially called, are a type of boot initially designed to be worn by river fishermen. Hip boots are typically made out of rubber, and completely cover the legs, up to the tops of the thighs or all the way […more]