Traditional Bespoke Shoe Course

Traditional Bespoke Shoe Course

1,480.00

The 10 day Traditional bespoke course is perfect for anyone who wants to get a longer and more full experience in our workshop.

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The 10 day Traditional bespoke course is perfect for anyone who wants to get a longer and more full experience in our workshop.

We will explore traditional methods of shoe making, including using a large selection of knives and hand tools. During the first days of the course we will be designing and making patterns of your choice of shoe. Following all traditional techniques and using some industrial machines for closing and finishing.

PROCESS

Day One:

  • Measuring feet
  • selecting correct last and altering if necessary for fit
  • Taping and Designing 3d shoe on last
  • In-depth 2D upper and lining Pattern making

Day Two:

  • Finishing up pattern making
  • Midsole pattern making
  • Clicking and closing upper and lining (mock up)

Day Three:

  • Finishing closing of mock up upper and lining
  • Cutting midsole                                                   
  • Soak and moulding texon midsole

Day Four:

  • Hand Lasting Mock up (demo)
  • Altering patterns if needed

Day Five:

  • Clicking final upper and lining leather
  • Closing upper with from selection of leather provided                                              

Day Six:

  • continue closing final upper, prep for lasting      

Day seven:        

  • Hand lasting lining and upper                         
  • Corking and Shanking midsole                
  • Hand sanding feather edge                              

Day Eight:                 

  • creating a sole pattern and heel cover     
  • Covering wooden heel                                                                
  • Pitching, Attaching and Bolting Heel                               

Day Nine:               

  • Cutting and attaching sole                        
  • Sock pattern                                                                         
  • Attaching seat cushion and sock                      

Day Ten:      

  • Final touches, polishing and cleaning.                                       
  • Course Q and A / Footwear supplier

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Duration      

10 days, 11am-5pm, Mon - Fri

These days do not need to be consecutive. We can work to your schedule. Please get in touch to discuss.

Location      

27b Belfast Road, London N16 6UN

Materials     

Included