Step by step shoemaking made easy

Shoemaking Textbooks for Beginners, Designers, and Footwear Professionals.

Slide Learn More How shoes are made shoemaking book Get your start
Perfect for beginners!
Learn More Shoe material design Guide shoemaking book Learn to pick shoe materials. Learn More How to Start A Shoe Line: A Step-by-Step Guide Build your brand
Create a company
Learn More Footwear Pattern Pattern Cutting: Step by Step Patterns for Footwear Learn to Make
Shoe Patterns!
Learn More Sneaker School Get the Set!
All Four Books
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Learn More Shoe Company Start-Up Pro Pack Download Go pro with
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Softcover Books Available : USAEU – Australia – Mexico – India – UK – Spain – Germany – Japan – Italy – Brazil – France

 PC and Mac compatible PDF ebook downloads available: World Wide 

About the Author

Wade Motawi is a working design professional. Wade studied industrial design at the University of Michigan School of Art. In 1995, he started in the shoemaking trades designing hiking boots and traveling to the far east. Over the following 25 years, Wade worked as a shoe designer, developer, product line manager, development group manager, advanced technology group manager, buyer, sourcing manager, and R&D director. He has experience working on sports shoes for running, skating, hunting, hiking, snowboarding boots, soft goods, and hard goods for wakeboarding, snowboarding, and kiteboarding.
Wade has lived in the far east and traveled extensively in China, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Europe, and Australia. Wade makes his home in San Diego, California, with his wife and two teenage boys. Wade has written several shoemaking books that have been read in over 60 countries.

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