Deconstruction:

Learn shoe deconstruction tips and techniques that Dominic has learned from taking apart shoes for the past 15 years, and how to preserve important pieces that will help you later on in the process.

Cutting:

Learn how to cut leather and fabric properly. From positioning, to cutting techniques, the direction you cut, and many more important skills and details that make a quality shoe.

Finished Product: 

Our team will make sure you go home with a finished pair of shoes you are proud of. 

Patterning:

Learn how to recreate shoe patterns, mixing traditional shoe making and new age techniques that Dominic has refined over the past 15 years of re-crafting shoes. 

Sewing:

Our team will guide you and help you gain the confidence and skill needed in order to sew your own shoe. Learn everything from setting up the industrial sewing machine to the best practices for use. Majority of our students have never sewn and have created nearly perfect shoes.

Guidance:

Through out the course there will multipe past students as well as the shoe surgeon making sure you learn the craft properly.

 
 
 
 

Material Choices :

 

Dominic has been creating a handcrafting shoes for the past 15 years. During those 15 years Dominic has collected a numerous about of leathers, textiles, and unique materials that are not available on the market now. The material offered in this course is very special materials that will create a one of a kind product handmade by you. 

 
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