The first step is to make a shoe last which is like a dress for for your foot. She shows you two ways to make your lasts. I didn't like either way so I decided to do it the sewers way and make "duct tape doubles" of my feet.

The first step is to make a shoe last which is like a dress for for your foot. She shows you two ways to make your lasts. I didn't like either way so I decided to do it the sewers way and make "duct tape doubles" of my feet.

How to make Duct Tape Shoe Lasts on which to create Wet Felted Slippers or Boots

How to Make Duct Tape Shoe Lasts for Wet Felted Boots or Slippers

How to cast a model foot from an alginate mould.  Note: this is not a proper last as a last is not an exact copy of a foot.  But I do think this could be helpful for projects like making greaves.  The biggest fault I see here is that he casts without bearing a normal load on the foot which, of course, drastically changes the shape of the foot.

How to cast a model foot from an alginate mould. Note: this is not a proper last as a last is not an exact copy of a foot. But I do think this could be helpful for projects like making greaves. The biggest fault I see here is that he casts without bearing a normal load on the foot which, of course, drastically changes the shape of the foot.

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