In this shoe making course you will learn how to make a pair of high heel shoes from start to finish. Perfect for any shoelover, whether you are planning an exciting new shoedrobe, or starting up your own footwear business. The 3 day intensive shoe making course includes step by step notes, tuition and all the materials needed to make your shoes.
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Ballet Pumps are the year round wardrobe staple. In this one day shoe making course you will learn how to make a pair of pumps from start to finish. We have 3 patterns to choose from, and a huge variety of colours and embellishments. Come away, not just with a pair of ballet pumps which you have made yourself, but with the knowledge and experience which will allow you to make more shoes at your own leisure.
Gift vouchers for this shoe making workshop are available here.
In this half day course you will learn how to make your own summer sandals from start to finish and will walk out with your creations on your feet! This sandal making course is super chilled out and easy to do, perfectly suitable for all ages.
You can give this experience to someone with a gift voucher for the summer sandal making course.
In this half day shoe design course you will learn how to design footwear from both a creative and technical point of view. We will take your favorite shoe design and teach you how to turn it into a pattern, which is the first stage of actually making a pair of shoes! The perfect taster class for those thinking about starting a career in footwear design.
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For those who are serious about joining the footwear industry and need the knowledge and portfolio to get their foot in the door. This course will suit students of any level.
Over this 10-day luxury footwear course, the students will design, make and present a collection of 3 – 4 pairs of shoes. Students are expected to make 1 pair of mandatory high heel court shoes within the first 2 days to experience basic shoe making techniques. After this time the students will spend the remaining 8 days designing and making their collection.
Students will document the process of their collection from mood boarding through to finished products, these images will be used to put together a portfolio of work, which will be printed and presented to each student on the final day. We know what people in the industry are looking for, which is why we will prepare your portfolio for you, using your images, your information and your finished products. A digital version will also be prepared for each student, which they can use to apply for and secure work in the footwear industry online.
There is also be an element of theory in this course, ensuring students know how the industry works, including correct terminology, design and pattern cutting, materials, choosing the best leathers for your design, factory procedures and sampling. Students will be awarded a certificate as well as a letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the course. Both invaluable references when applying for work in the high fashion footwear industry.