#Beginning Shoemaking

2 days – $950

Beginning Shoemaking Class - 2 days – $895You will learn how to make a pair of desert boots by hand. The school provides patterns for you based on your feet measurements for a custom fit. These patterns are used to create leather uppers, midsoles and soles for the shoes. You’ll cut out the leather, prepare the materials and stitch the leather uppers to the midsoles, glue those to the soles and then form the upper. After a few finishing details, you’ll be taking home a pair of shoes you made yourself. Includes upper leather (8 color choices), midsole leather, insole pad, thread, glue, eyelets, rivets, shoelaces, sole material, patterns, 2 full days of instruction and use of tools on site.

We have a really great gallery of student’s shoes on our Facebook Page.

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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Saturday, January 20th, 2018 9:00 am
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Saturday, March 10th, 2018 9:00 am
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Saturday, April 7th, 2018 9:00 am
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Saturday, May 5th, 2018 9:00 am
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