#Beginning Shoemaking

2  Full Days – $795

Beginning Shoemaking Class - 2 days – $1045You will learn how to make a pair of desert boots or low cut tie shoes by hand. (Cutouts on the low tie shoes are optional) 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
  • Friday, May 21st, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, June 18th, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, July 9th, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, August 27th, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, September 24th, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, October 22nd, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, November 12th, 2021 7:00 pm
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Beginning Shoemaking Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts
  • Friday, December 3rd, 2021 7:00 pm
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