A history of shoe making
Andrew McDonald shoemakers was established in 1990. Started By Andrew in a small workshop in Sydney’s Surry Hills designing bespoke handcrafted shoes for men and women.
His skill and artistry were quickly recognised and Andrew was soon to be awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 1996 to understudy master shoemakers, John Lobb of London and Paul Harnden shoemakers.
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From the shoemaker’s blog
One overlooked aspect of the fitting process is how do you measure the sensitivity of the foot. This can only be done through a series of fittings that show the true fit of the clients foot.Custom fitting is the process of taking the foot measurements, building a last and then making a test shoe for the client to try before the shoe is built. Typically the process involves 3 fittings but this can vary according to the requirements…
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