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Intro to Shoemaking

  • Alexandria Wills Studio 3423 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)


This is a level 1 single- day workshop for any person looking to learn the art of shoe making.

This beginner level course is designed so easy a caveman could do it. Students will learn how to hand craft their very own pair of shoes in their desired size. You will learn how to size your own feet, choose from high quality materials, and use traditional shoemaking techniques to create your very own pair. This workshop has a maximum of 4 students so that each student will have time for individual attention.

All glues used in my studio are NON TOXIC and leathers are ethically sourced. If you would like to use vegan leathers, please indicate so at checkout or via email and I will send you a separate invoice of $50 to cover the cost of materials.

Please reach out via email with questions to: Group discounts are available!

Class location: 3423 W Fullerton, Chicago IL 60647

Duration: 11am-6pm extra time if needed until 7pm

Style: Mule, pictured

If you enjoy this course so much that you want to continue your studies in a more advanced way, please reach out to schedule a custom workshop.

Earlier Event: March 9
Intro to Shoemaking
Later Event: March 16
Intro to Shoemaking