meet the team behind i can make shoes
I Can Make Shoes is a unique shoemaking school which has been paving the way with teaching innovative shoemaking techniques for over a decade.
The original I Can Make Shoes'er - Amanda founded the company back in 2010. As a native Aussie, Amanda did her footwear training in Sydney, Australia. It was when she moved to London that she realised it was really difficult to make shoes without all the machinery she was taught to use. She set out to develop a shoemaking process that makes the craft accessible for people to do from home and she’s been spreading the love of shoemaking ever since.
Victoria graduated with a BA in Footwear Design and Development at Cordwainers, London College of Fashion. Her graduate collection focussed on the importance of comfort and practicality whilst also being stylish. She went on design shoes at Alexander McQueen, Developed footwear for Lacoste before starting her own consciuos shoe brand - Vandrelaar.
The newest member of our team, Kaylie brings a touch of craftsmanship to her role at I Can Make Shoes. With her expert skills honed at the prestigious DeMontfort University, Kaylie shares her wealth of knowledge with passion and precision.
After graduating from Goldsmiths University of London with a degree in design, Emily joined our team as head of creative projects. She seamlessly weaves together her skills in video editing, animation and email design, to bring our visuals to life.
With her meticulous organisation skills, Kokila ensures that the supply shop runs like a well-oiled machine. As the studio assistant, she's in charge of customer service and packs up all your shoemaking supply orders, ensuring each package is wrapped with care.