‘Glossary’ Category

  1. Neapolitan Shoulder Explained


    October 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    A few years ago, Luca’s turquoise eyes and grinning face wasn’t spread all over the Internet to become the meme …
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  2. Cutting on the Bias


    October 6, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Cutting fabric on the bias requires a woven cloth. The bias is the point at 45 degrees to its weft …
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  3. The Boston Cracked Shoe Look


    May 1, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘The Master of the Universe stood up and managed to hold on to the leash and struggle into his raincoat. …
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  4. Shoe Gemming Construction


    March 31, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Gemming is a construction method widely used by shoe factories since the 1950’s. In fully handmade shoes the cordwainer pierces …
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  5. Style Basics in Pictures


    March 27, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The Japanese are wondermakers in the field of illustrations. The Lost Sheep has translated one Japanese picture guide to the …
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