The Process Of Making Shoes From Rope Is Complicated

The process of making shoes from rope is pretty complicated

The sole of an espadrille -- a really basic form of shoe -- is made from rope. Specifically, jute rope. It's an impressive (although also totally quaint) process as the rope needs to be braided together with different twines and then hand-moulded and pressed into the shape of a foot. Here's how it's done.