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(+44) 07450 289549

The Parachute Collective is a London based community of shoemakers and leather artisans. We are located within the railway arches by Bethnal Green tube station and shall be open from January 2014. The collective is set out to support independent creative artisans and offers a retail platform for Cordwainers from around the world. The workshop is fully fitted to support all your shoe making needs and a retail area is available to members who wish to display their creative works.


Shoe Making Courses

Handmade Shoe Lessons

Tutorial sessions shall be available on a daily basis in both a private and large workshop format. The labour techniques taught include: bespoke foot measurements, last building, pattern making, hand clicking, stitching, lasting, soling and finishing. We are Flexible with times/dates. 1/2 deposit payment for booking, balance payments can be made through-out to course. 

• Intensive course Traditional Derby
10 day running £1480 (6 hour session).

• Evening intensive course All Night Boot Makers
12 weeks  (4 hour session )
£1600 for full course.

• Traditional hand welted bespoke shoes 
The Parachute Collective has teamed up with I Can Make Shoes to offer a unique and truly traditional hand welted shoe making course.

(Prices and course details on I CAN MAKE SHOES)