This is book is a re-print of The Pattern Cutter's Handbook, that has been updated and enlarged to accommodate a range of information that will enhance your pattern cutting skills, and extend your shoemaking ability.
This revised edition is 169 pages of useful information on the creation of patterns for a multitude of styles.
Using the covered last method of creating a mean forme, this book is used in many shoemaking schools as a course text book.
Very detailed, each pattern is described in a clear manner.
Many illustrations included to show the patterns in detail to help understand how, and why, things are placed in the order that they are.
Contents: Pattern Cutting, Forme Cutting, Court Shoe, Oxford Shoe, Gibson Shoe, Monk Shoe, Derby Boot, Trainer, Basketball Boot, Aerobic Shoe, Veldtschoen Shoe, Pull-on Boot, Strobel Stitched Casual, Moccasin, Bottom, and other patterns, Grading.
As well as patterns there is information on making a closing sequence, linings, and soles.
Every serious shoemaker should have a copy of this book, as it is the ability to cut patterns that can turn your design ideas into reality.
Shoemaking is not just about the making up of the upper or lasting, if you want to be free, you need to know how to create patterns from nothing, otherwise you are going to be making the same shoe over and over again with no way to vary it.
At left is a montage of images from the book.
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