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2010-12-15 12:58:43

Footwear Final Exam
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  1. Mary Jane
    A shoe held to the foot by a bar across the instep
  2. Balmoral
    A style of boot or ankle boot which follows the oxford style of facing with the vamp overlaying the quarters
  3. Bellows Tongue
    A tongue of a lace up shoe which is stitched to the lining side of the facings as well as vamp to help prevent water from getting inside
  4. Blucher
    Similar to Derby boot
  5. Break of a last
    The mechanism by which the last is shortened or changed in shape, to help the shoe to be removed after it has been made
  6. Brogue shoe
    A shoe, usually based on an oxford style with a wing cap, in which many components of the upper have been gimped and punched edge treatment
  7. Casual
    A shoe intended for casual wear. Not for a formal occasion
  8. Cemented construction
    A method of construction in which the sole is attached with adhesive directly to the flat lasted upper
  9. Chelsea
    The style of ankle boot which has a deep and wide elastic gusset on one or both sides of the leg
  10. Chukka boot
    Man's 2 or 3 eyelet lace up boot with a top line lower than an ankle boot
  11. Clog
    Wooden soled sandal or mule
  12. Court shoe
    A woman's shoe, essentialy with no fastening often having a plain top line. The shoe holds on to the foot by clip of the top line and stiffner around the heel
  13. D'orsay
    As in d'orsay court. A style of court shoe in which a top line drops down to the insole in the waist
  14. Eyestay
    A thin firm material that is stuck to the reverse side of a tie -shoe fastening
  15. Ankle boot
    A shoe with the top line of the quarters higher than the ankle
  16. Derby
    An open laced shoe widespread in europe also know as a blucher
  17. Ankle strap
    The strap of an sandal or shoe which passes around the ankle or lower end of the leg
  18. Arch support
    An insole with built up area to provide support to the metayarsal arch
  19. Last
    A smooth representation of the foot around which is made with allowances for fit and shaped to suit manufacturing processes
  20. Quarter
    The back half of the shoe's upper
  21. Throat
    The connecting line between the rear edge of the vamp and the front part of the quarter
  22. Shank
    The bridge between thw heel and ball area of the shoe
  23. Heel Seat
    The inside heel area upon which the heel sits
  24. Toe box
    This is the roof of the toe end of the shoe. Keeps the shape of the toe in tact and provides room for the toe.
  25. What is the counter point and how do you find it?
    The point in which the top line meets the quarter
  26. Counter
    A stiff piece of material placed at the heel of a shoe between the lining and upper in order to retain the shape of the shoe.
  27. What are the 7 basic shoe styles?
    Pump, Mule, Sandal, Boot, Oxford, Sandal, Clog
  28. What are the 5 functional properties of an outsole?
    Esthetics, Fashion, Support, Traction, Durability
  29. Insole
    it is the hidden shoe's vital structural anchor that holds the shoe together
  30. Vamp point
    The intersection of the quarter in front of the throat line.
  31. Ankle Boot
    A shoe with the top line higher than the quarters
  32. Binding
    A strip of fabric or synthetic material or leather used to cover the edge of the upper component.
  33. Construction
    The way a shoe is assembled, involving lasting and sole attaching.