I use black and white deer skin for this pair of shoes. Deer skin is very soft and stretchy, but it’s very hard to skive.Stitchting on the inside.
No visible stitching from outside: Punch eyelets: Upper’s done! Secure the back by nailing it to the last with a piece of leather, so it won’t leave a huge whole on the upper. Pullback the upper onto the last tightly. Put the toe puff in and sand it nicely.
Use contact cement to secure all the layers (after trimming it down to the edge of nails).
put cork in: sand it flat:
Die the bottom leather piece:
Modeled by Carmen: