Boot Making

IMG_0413London-newPrerequisite: Beginning Shoemaking or request by email. It is helpful but not required to take Patternmaking before attending this clinic

4 Day Workshop in Bootmaking: Not everyone can find tall boots to fit their feet or calves–this is a 4 day workshop where we show you how to build a pair of tall boots for yourself (and ultimately for others) from start to finish. There are a number of styles to choose from. As you know, we teach an outstitch technique which allows for a maximum of 1/2 inch heel. Comfort and fit are our specialties and we’re happy to hold this workshop twice a year for our students. Look for the next class in late summer. 4 students max. We will schedule another class soon if demand warrants.

For those of you who’ve made more than one pair of shoes, it’s a chance to expand your range of shoemaking with a particular focus on how to pattern for the ankle and leg.

Tuition includes all materials. Special choices of sole material and hardware may be purchased on site as extras.

(See Beginning Shoemaking page for complete example.)

Class Dates

Event Venue Date
Bootmaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, October 20th, 2017 7:00 pm
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