Sections though two different styles of shoe I made then cut in half.
Browsing the archives for the Shoes category
I realised the other day while I was looking over AdW’s shoulder as she looked for something on here that I haven’t posted anything about this pair of shoes yet. There has been a post about them sitting in draft for ages, I’ve just never finished it. This is a major omission because this is […]
These are calf-height shoes made for a friend who does mid-late 14th century Scanian reenactment. These are also the first pair of shoes I have finished since coming across the A&S 50 project. I get to backdate things so this is pair 3 for the project that I hope will see me turn out about […]
This pair of shoes marks a fairly significant point in my shoemaking. They were the first pair I had made in a couple of years and I had learned a lot of theory since my previous pair but my practical skills were a bit rough starting out. Enough went wrong with them that the experience […]
I made these shoes in 2004/2005 for my lovely wife, who wanted something appropriate to wear with a cotehardie and that would cover her ankles. They are based on shoe number 100 from Shoes and Pattens, 2nd Ed, page 66. The find these are based on dates from 1375–1400. This is the next pair I […]
These are the sad remains of my second pair of shoes. They’ve been up on my other website for a while but not since they died completely. The shoes were finished at 3am before 12th night in Caid when I was visiting Catalina in LA before we got married. I think that was the trip […]
This is a pair of shoes I made for a friend in exchange for some clothes. The finished shoes They are a style I have been interested in making since I read Dr Reiner Atzbach’s Report on Medieval and Postmedieval Turnshoes from Kempten (Allgäu), Germany [Internet Archive Link, original now offline] which I strongly recommend reading. I […]