We are now offering open studio sessions, for current and/or past Art and Sole students, who would like to continue working on more projects, but still require some supervision. There will be an instructor on hand during open studio time for assistance, to answer any questions and/or offer suggestions.
Students are welcome to bring in any project of their choice ie. shoemaking, handbags, leather goods, accessories or sewing project.
Students will have access to the following:
- Pattern making and drafting supplies
- Pattern paper
- Hand tools
- Sewing Machine
- Skiving Machine
- Belt Sander
- Sole cutters
- Heat guns, Drills, Dremmels
- Heat Embossing equipment
CLASS SIZE: Open studio is "First come, First serve". There will be 4 spaces available per session.
MATERIALS: Students are required to bring their own materials. For those interested in making shoes please note, you must bring your own lasts. If there are any components you are having trouble sourcing please let us know in advance. We would be happy to sell you supplies if we have what you are looking for in stock.
SKILL LEVEL: Open to all skill level although please note these sessions are for past/current students only. Students must be familiar with our equipment. If you are new to the studio please consider one of our group workshops or private sessions.
PLEASE NOTE: Open studio bookings are non-refundable or transferable. Please make sure the date selected works with your schedule.