insoles development in china

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<h2>Insoles development history</h2>
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As a part of clothing, insoles have a history of about three thousand years. In the history of our country, insoles not only have practical wearing functions but are also important objects in folk customs. Almost all women in the early years could make insoles. There are folk songs that sang “you can hold the Lantern Festival in the first month, but the sister-in-law makes shoes without teaching, and the sister-in-law is skillful in making shoes, and both of them are equally good.” It shows that the married girl is very good at making shoes.</p>
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Wedding shoes are usually embroidered with red satin, and the uppers are embroidered with auspicious patterns or text, which is festive and auspicious. The red satin insoles, in addition to the celebration, embroidered cloud, lotus, and safe first with colored silk threads on the upper and upper of the shoe, adding auspicious meaning. The toe cap is decorated with colored spikes, meaning longevity. There are also different shoes for weddings. Some are specially worn on the sedan chair, and there are also specially embroidered shoes for praying for multiple children after the wedding. It is this way for women to convey their desire for a happy life.</p>
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Daily girls embroider the uppers of the shoes, usually from the toe to the waist. The decorative patterns are mostly auspicious flowers, such as lotus, peony, chrysanthemum, pomegranate, etc., in addition to fish, butterflies, bees, auspicious clouds, etc., shoe uppers are covered with colorful piping, which makes the whole pair of shoes look colorful and distinct without losing dignity.</p>
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Now that there are embroidered shoes, shoe embroidered insoles are indispensable. Insoles are compulsory work for girls to learn female red from a young age. At the age of marriage, embroidered insoles are one of the necessary dowry, ranging from dozens of pairs to more. After the embroidered insoles are brought back to their husband��s house, they were given to the husband��s relatives and friends, and they became an important way for the man to check whether the girl��s craftsmanship, character, and hard work. Therefore, the girl needs to make careful preparations before getting married and embroider a large number of insoles in advance. If a girl is not good at embroidery, people will gossip, and in serious cases, it will lead to love failure and marriage breakdown.</p>
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As we all know, folk women have always been known for their hard work. They work with men in the daytime to plow and grow the land. When they return home, they are busy with household chores such as cooking and washing. They have little time for needlework and only have more concentrated time when they are off on rainy days or at the beginning of the year. Usually, I can only use the lights to fight at night, so every time a girl gets married, she will receive many embroidered insoles from the sisters, so that both men and women feel proud.</p>
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The insole is a combination of embroidery and paper-cutting.</p>
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To wear the sole, it is necessary to accept the insole. There are different ways to accept the insole. One is to accept the insole, which is to sew with short needles along the direction of the sole, and the other is to use long needles along the outer ring of the sole. When sewing and accommodating shoe soles, the stitch length is generally one inch long and 4~6 stitches are appropriate. The stitch distance at the back is the same as the first row. The four stitches form a small square, which extends outward into various patterns.</p>
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The traditional style of insoles is divided into three parts: toe, waist, and heel according to the three realms of heaven, man, and earth. The toe cap is the heaven, and its patterns are mostly the deformation of the sun, the moon, and the stars; the waist is the human world, more expressing human feelings, the patterns are elegant and affectionate, with no deep meaning, or simply embroidered with text, the meaning is clear at a glance; the heel is the earth boundary, mostly decorated with Cross, wishful pan long and so on. Some insoles break the three realms and only separate a flower and a full and continuous pattern in it. The composition is random, the patterns are numerous, the colors are gorgeous, and they are integrated and very exquisite.</p>
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The pattern of the insole is usually made by paper-cutting. First, cut out the paper-cutting pattern to be embroidered with scissors, and paste it on the pre-made fabric, then choose your favorite embroidery thread and match it with your favorite color, embroider it with flat embroidery.</p>
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The color of the insole pattern is brilliant, bright, and warm. Most of the colors are used in monochromatic red, green, yellow, blue, and other colors, and the composite brown, purple, brown, black is not eye-catching, and white does not stain resistant, so black and white is also rarely used, the background fabric of the insole pattern is mostly used in red or light colors, red is auspicious, and light colors highlight the contrast between the pattern and the background. This contrast is strong and interesting.</p>
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Insoles with different designs and colors are rich in patterns, and the common characters in their patterns, such as happy, blessing, peace, and longevity characters, have many different patterns. Embroidered with the word “Shou” to wish longevity; the shape of the heart symbolizes love; the word “An” symbolizes peace of entry and exit, etc. When sewing, using the continuous development rules of the four directions, the different lace styles are gradually spread outward, forming distinctive patterns with different styles. The newly-made shoes and insoles are so beautiful that they can hardly bear to wear them.</p>
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