Intro to Shoemaking: Derbies & Oxfords

Learn all the skills necessary to make a pair of derby or oxford shoes. Alter lasts to the measurements of your own feet, learn to skive leather and sew leather on machines and by hand. Learn how to color leather with eco-friendly dyes, hand skills for “lasting” shoes, how to attach the shoe sole and heel with cemented construction, and how to set up a shoemaking workshop at home using common tools and supplies.


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Immerse yourself in craftsmanship, creativity and community. Exchange ideas, inspire each other during classroom walkthroughs.

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