Beginning Shoemaking

You 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.

  • Saturday, September 27th, 2014 - Sunday, September 28th, 2014
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Venue:   Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts

Venue Phone: 773-242-7436

Address:
3717 N Ravenswood Ave #113, Chicago, Illinois, 60613, United States