Posts Posts by: "Christopher McCool"

With the 2019 International Women’s Day theme of #BalanceForBetter we could have posted about the art of balancing a career as a kick-ass woman with the million other things that women get done each day. Or about the need for a better balance of women in senior positions in fashion brands. Instead we…(Read More)

Calling All Creators with adidas Originals

CALLING ALL CREATORS. I Can Make Shoes was invited by adidas Originals for the London launch of the P.O.D S3.1, the design inspired by their mid-90’s running sneaker called Point of Deflection. Brooklyn Creator Farm recreated a larger version of their MakerLab at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch for a…(Read More)

Before & After 3

Here’s how I turned this IKEA SANELA cushion cover (Modeled on my Made.com Yoko sofa) into a summer ready pair of pale blue chunky heeled pumps. This project was super fun to say the least and has me wanting to cut up every cushion in my house. First I sacrificed a cushion! I…(Read More)

Sandal Making Workshop 5

What is there to say about this particular workshop… Well let’s start with the fact that we had eleven students each with two feet, meaning twenty-two individual sandals! It definitely was a tight squeeze in our little shoe making studio but also it made the atmosphere in the space extra vibrant, fun and…(Read More)

Sandal Making Workshop 7

I CAN MAKE SHOES is a private shoemaking school based in London and has been in operation since the beginning of 2010. The school attracts students from all over the globe and has now expanded offering online courses. I CAN MAKE SHOES teaches an innovative shoe making technique (the I CAN MAKE SHOES technique) which…(Read More)