Get Creative with your own Handmade Sneaker, puffy tongue? skateboard design? Classic Hightop? lets make it happen! (please note i will need a 3-4 week prior booking to get the correct soles/lasts in for this course)
For all those who have always dreamed of designing their or sneaker/runner 8 day bespoke Sneaker course is a perfect start to a live long obsession.
Making any style from Skateboard shoes to basketball prototypes. With the option of glued Micro foam soling or vulcanised cup-sole.
Selecting correct last and altering if necessary for fit
Taping and Designing 3d shoe on last
In-depth 2D upper and lining Pattern making
Finishing up pattern making
Midsole pattern making
Clicking and closing upper and lining (mock up)
Finishing closing of mock up upper and lining
Soak and moulding midsole
Hand Lasting Mock up (demo)
Altering patterns if needed
Clicking final upper and lining leather
closing upper with from selection of leather provided
continue closing final upper, prep for lasting
Hand lasting lining and upper
Corking and Shanking midsole
Hand sanding feather edge
Creating micro soling unit and attaching.
8 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.
27b Belfast Road, London N16 6UN
Materials include, you may bring any of your own if there is something you want to try out. Shoes will be posted to a Northampton factory to be vulcanised and posted back to you.