Master Ye was worried that this craft was going to be lost in Hangzhou. He has been in Hangzhou for more than 10 years. During this period, young people came to him to learn this technology, but because the shoes are cumbersome and the earnings are not high. Come here.The people studying did not persist long after leaving.The picture shows Master Ye’s finishing dance shoes, these shoes are full of Master Ye’s feelings.
(Picture from Oriental IC)

Master Ye, a 66 -year -old, is a handmade shoemist, but he is not an ordinary shoe maker. He specializes in various dance shoes: ballet, Latin, square dance and other dance shoes. Now he and his wife rented a small room with a 20 -square -meter room in Hangzhou Caishen Temple. The couple lived on dance shoes. (Picture from Oriental IC)

杭州老艺人做手工舞鞋供不应求 10年却没有收到一个徒弟 看啥原因

In his 20s, Master Ye worked in a carton factory and was fascinated by hand -made shoes of a nearby workshop. I often take advantage of the apprentices at noon and at night. After studying hard for 8 months, I finally “won” this craft. However, when Master Ye picked up this craft again, it was many years later -because of economic problems, Master Ye had to pick up this craft again. The shoe passed the difficulty … Later, he made a living, his wife gave him a helper. (Picture from Oriental IC)

杭州老艺人做手工舞鞋供不应求 10年却没有收到一个徒弟 看啥原因

Master Ye showed the characteristics of leather dance shoes to the photographer. “These pairs are Latin dance shoes, because the dance floor will sprinkle sliding stone powder, and there must be friction cowhide to make the soles.” When talking about the dance shoes, Master Ye will endure. He said that there are hundreds of procedures for handmade shoes, which are very complicated and have high materials and technical requirements. (Picture from Oriental IC)

Master Ye said that most of the dance shoes in their shops are 100 to 120 yuan a pair. The specially customized high -end dance shoes depends on the requirements of the guests. Because Master Ye has high requirements for dancing shoes’ technology and quality, now only 4 or 5 pairs a day. Master Ye said he could not smash his own brand. The teacher in the picture is the teacher of the dance school to take shoes. All the dance shoes of the school are made in Master Ye. (Picture from Oriental IC)

杭州老艺人做手工舞鞋供不应求 10年却没有收到一个徒弟 看啥原因

At more than 1 pm, Master Ye fixed the leather appearance of the dance shoes, and his husband Zhang Hua began to make Chinese meals. Master Ye said that his business is very stable every month, because there are more and more people dancing, and now there are more and more orders, and now they can’t be busy. Master Ye said that although he didn’t make much money, it was enough to maintain your home. (Picture from Oriental IC)

杭州老艺人做手工舞鞋供不应求 10年却没有收到一个徒弟 看啥原因

At 1:30 in the afternoon, Master Ye and his wife began to have lunch. Master Ye and his wife were used to dinner at this time, and dinner was more than 7 o’clock. (Picture from Oriental IC)

杭州老艺人做手工舞鞋供不应求 10年却没有收到一个徒弟 看啥原因

Master Ye has three daughters. Only the eldest daughter inherited his craftsmanship and opened a shoe shop in Wenzhou. The picture shows Master Ye’s wife Zhang Youhua, helping Master Ye to dance shoelaces. (Picture from Oriental IC)