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Bespoke Footwear
Bespoke Footwear

Bespoke Footwear

£1,480.00

This 10 day bespoke course offers students the exciting opportunity to make a pair of shoes of their own design from scratch.

Here is what will be covered in this 10 day course:

Day One:
• Footwear Components
• Leather Selection
• Custom fitting to ensure the perfect fit
• Last building
• Taping up a last
• 3D design directly onto the last

Day Two:
• Pattern cutting
• Mock up preparation including cutting pieces for uppers and linings
• Skyving edges
• Inserting top line tape
• Folding top lines and piecing together uppers

Day Three:
• Stitching the uppers (Also known in the footwear industry as “Closing”)
• Lasting the mock up (also known as a pull over)

Day Four:
• Fitting on mock up
• Pattern adjustments as needed
• Cutting pieces for main uppers and linings

Day Five:
• Skyving edges
• Inserting top line tape
• Folding top lines and piecing together uppers

Day Six:
• Stitching the main uppers (Also known in the footwear industry as “Closing”)
• Cutting leather insoles

Day Seven:
• Lasting Lining
• Inserting Stiffeners
• Lasting Uppers

Day Eight:
• Cutting soles and heel tips
• Sanding and shaping soles and heel tips
• Edge dyeing soles and heel tips

Day Nine:
• Attaching a stitched randing around the feather edge of the shoes
• Attaching soles

Day Ten:
• Inserting insole socks
• Finishing touches

Depending on the design of the shoe the daily schedule may change slightly to include extra steps including things like inserting zips etc..

Dates are flexible, please get in touch if you can not make any of our pre-scheduled course dates.
**£1600 for Boots.

Duration: 10 days – Flexible; 10am – 4pm.
Location: Bethnal Green
Materials: Materials Included
Cost: £1,480

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  • 10 days - Flexible; 10am - 4pm.
  • Bethnal Green
  • Materials Included