D.I.Y. Sneakers 4

Weekend Simple Sneaker Making Course


During this beginners sneaker workshop we will teach students how to make their own pair of super simple low-top sneakers from start to finish.

Various colours and embellishments are available. You will also have a choice of stitching style that attaches the sole: straight or espadrille stitch.

Workshops are open for men & women, we’ve got unisex sizes !

Please let us know in advance if you would like to use vegan materials on the course.

See below for a full course breakdown.



2 days; 10am - 4pm


: £350

Super limited spaces, this workshop will only take a maximum of 6 people!!

  • 2 days; 10am - 4pm
  • London
  • Materials included
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Here is what will be covered in this 2 day course: Day One:
  • Leather selection
  • Customisation
  • Construction of uppers
  • Covering insoles, including memory foam
  • Lasting the uppers
Day Two:
  • Stitching on the soles
  • Finishing touches
All of the materials are included in the price, however if you have something special you would like to use feel free to bring it along with you. We use the highest quality leather, with a range of colours to choose from. We also have vegan alternatives including Piñatex available. If you are vegan please let us know beforehand so we are suitably prepared. For a full list of supplies, view our suppliers list.
Our studio is located a short walk from Bethnal Green underground station in East London. The Pill Box Studios is a hub for all things creative, including shoe making! The closest hotels in the area are Travelodge (1 min walk away, cheap and cheerful) and The East London Hotel (5 min walk away, a more boutique stay). There are cafe options for lunch nearby including Carmel by the Green, Second Shot Coffee, Starbucks and Sainsbury's as well as The Pill Box cafe. The Pill Box Studios, Unit G05, 115 Coventry Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 6GG Phone:+44 (0)207 183 4174