We’ve put together a package of classes and perks that will help a Hobbyist Shoemaker have the proper skills and experience for making shoes for friends and family. . The package discount reflects over 30% off individually priced classes. There are other classes you may want to explore. Discounts on other classes after the package is purchased are available at 25% off the regular price.
- Boot Camp
- Leather Work 301
- Leather Work 302
- Beginning Shoemaking
- Patternmaking-4 hrs
- Lasted Shoemaking 101
- Tall Boots
- SneakerKit Sneakers
- 12 hrs of Studio time (3 hr blocks)
- 2 hrs private instruction (to be scheduled with your instructor of choice) ($250 value)
With this set of classes under their belts and with some dedicated practice, students will be able to make a variety of small leather goods used as practice for shoemaking. Focus will be on cutting, skiving and sewing.. Once skill levels are improved, footwear classes commence. Two distinct shoe making techniques will be taught: Lasted and Outstitched.. Understanding footwear construction and patterning is a primary goal. Students can add extra time for pattern making or private tutoring if desired at 25% off regular prices. We help students access materials and other resources. Desert boots, low-cut lasted shoes. Tall boots, sneakers and sandals are the main projects.
This package allows the student to schedule classes in any order though we encourage taking them in order to build upon skills. The student will have a dedicated staff member who will help with scheduling and questions. Once the package is purchased, students receive a personal code to register for their classes without paying again. Students have 18 months to schedule their classes. Other perks: School apron, certificate of completion, early alert to sales and specials. .