When: Aug 30th/Sept 6th/9th/13th/16th
Price: $575 CAD
Duration: Aug 30th 630-930pm + Sept 6th 630-930pm + Sept 9th 10-5pm + Sept 13th 630-930pm + Sept 16th 10-5pm
Location: The Art and Sole Academy (20 Leslie Street Studio # 221)
Learn how to make a custom pair of ballerina flats or smoking slippers from start to finish! Throughout this workshop you will be taught traditional hand crafted techniques and will be guided through the entire design process step by step. You will also learn how to design and make a pattern with the use of a shoe last. Once your pattern is complete, you will cut, sew and assemble your pieces together using hand sewing and machine techniques. By the end of the workshop not only will you walk away with new found shoemaking knowledge but also a new pair of custom designed shoes!
What is included:
- The use of a shoe last in your size for the duration of the workshop
- Leather or rubber sheeting for outsoles and heels
- Hardware + Embellishments
- Essential shoemaking components
- Shoemaking tools to use throughout the workshop
Please note: All materials are included except your upper and lining material for your design. Please download our "shopping guide" + "Material list" below to use as a reference to help purchase your materials.