$ 3,000.00

SNEAKER Making with The Shoe Surgeon 

June 1st - June 5th from 10am - 5pm in Downtown Los Angeles, CA


This 5 day  beginner's intensive course will focus on deconstructing and reconstructing sneakers. A twist of sneaker customization mixed with traditional shoe making as well as industry tips and tricks from The Shoe Surgeon and his team.

Taught by The Shoe Surgeon, you’ll learn everything from removing soles to deconstructing a shoe, patterning basics, sewing, and reconstructing an upper. You'll learn to Skive, Sand, Last, Sew by hand and more.

Materials, Tools, T Shirt & Base Shoe included

Surprise Guest Speakers  


Upon Successful enrollment comes a DTLA hotel + eatery guide.

Day 1 

Introduction to The Shoe Surgeon. A brief history on shoe making, customizing and shoe brands that inspire us. Deconstruct and clean up shoe. Choose materials.

Day 2

Pattern + Cutting - Students will learn how to make patterns, cut leather, roll python, gluing and skiving techniques

Day 3

8am start time (Sewers Bootcamp)

Begin sewing uppers

Day 4

Finish sewing 

Day 5

LAST, hand-stitch, & finish

Recap and Goodbyes 



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