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More Shoes and Williamsburg Murmurings

Monday, April 25th, 2011
A pair of shoes for Bess, again, very similar to Lesson 7: Mid 16th C. Shoes (Stacked Leather). These have pickadils all the way around instead of just on the vamp, and I tried a new technique where I didn’t leave any space between them. I really like the way they look, and will be doing all of my pickadils like this in the future.

In other news, and I apologize for being so quiet on the topic, I returned from Williamsburg about a month ago after attending a symposium on Costume accessories. It was a wonderful experience, and I was even able to get some time to pick some of the minds of the very talented cordwainers at Williamsburg. A few of the highlights that I came away with (so as not to give away all of the secrets!), and I will be adding more as I go through my notes: