Derby Masterclass

Derby Masterclass

750.00

Join us on an introduction to shoe making. The 5 day derby course is a great place to start to learn about shoe making in a short amount of time.

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The 5 day derby course is a great place to start to learn about shoe making in a short amount of time.

We'll follow all traditional techniques and using industrial machines for closing and finishing.

A Five hole Derby pattern will be provided for this course. If you
are wanting to make your own design please see
Bespoke courses.

PROCESS

Day One

  • Measuring feet selecting correct last and altering if necessary for fit

  • Cutting pieces for uppers and linings (mock up with patterns provided)

  • Skiving edges on the skiving machine

  • Inserting top line tape/eyelet reinforcement

  • Stitching and closing uppers

Day Two

  • Hand-Lasting demo with mock-up

  • Selecting final upper leathers from selection.

  • Clicking and closing upper and lining (final pair)

Day Three

  • Finish Construction of final pair.

  • Midsole pattern and cutting

  • Soak mould midsole

Day Four

  • Inserting leather counter stiffeners

  • Lasting Uppers

  • Corking and shanking

Day Five

  • Attaching a stitched randing around the feather edge of the shoes

  • Attaching soles using the sole press

  • Trimming and sanding soling

  • Stacking heel and attaching heel to sole

  • Waxing and Iron Glaze soles with bees wax

  • Inserting leather sock and metal aglets on laces


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Duration      

5 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