Story: Rural clothing

How to make moccasins

This interactive shows how to make a pair of moccasins out of an old sack. Shearers preferred this footwear when working on the wooden floors of shearing sheds.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 67 K676 - K680

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How to cite this page:

Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Menswear', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/18478/how-to-make-moccasins (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Bronwyn Labrum, published 24 Nov 2008