WHO ARE SHOEMAKERS ALSO KNOWN AS CORDWAINERS
A SHOEMAKER also known as A CORDWAINER produce a range of the finest luxury soft leather footwear items by hand, basically making new shoes from new leather.
Originally shoes were made one at a time, more precisely completely handmade by using simple tools and skills.
Currently shoes are now been made in volume called industrial mass production, however the attention to detail, quality and craftsmanship may not be visibly different.
Shoemaking is the process of making Footwear inclusive of Design, Pattern Making, Preparing the Basic Structures of the Shoe, Cutting Material/leathers, Sewing Uppers and Finishing Outsole. Extreme patience is required to take this process from start to finish. If there are any adjustments or changes the process may need to be duplicated several times to achieve the best results for the client.
The Specialist Service (HANDMADE SHOES) pricing structure represent or command a price above the High Street Factory Made Shoes due to the administration and shoe making process.
Marcia Brown Footwear Brown produces handcrafted luxury shoes
As an Artisan in the rising community of shoemakers, the footwear components are becoming more accessible along with training courses delivering skills to actually make shoes with minimal tools and industrial machinery.
Handcrafted made to order one of a kind service. We collaborate with you to create a unique piece of artwork, using the shoe as canvass.Learn More
Marcia creates beautiful and truly unique shoes. I am absolutely besotted with my first pair and will definitely be looking to Marcia again in the near future.
Wendy Cave, London
Having bunions means lots of shoes on the high street simply do not fit. So glad I found Marcia so that I can finally get to enjoy beautiful footwear while no longer having to suffer with discomfort.
Angela Powers, Kent