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
HOTEL NOT INCLUDED
Upon Successful enrollment comes a DTLA hotel + eatery guide.
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.
Pattern + Cutting - Students will learn how to make patterns, cut leather, roll python, gluing and skiving techniques
8am start time (Sewers Bootcamp)
Begin sewing uppers
LAST, hand-stitch, & finish
Recap and Goodbyes