This 5 day intensive course will focus on deconstructing and reconstructing AJ1 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 Dominic Chambrone, aka 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.
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. + start Pattern
Cutting - Students will learn how to cut leather, as well as gluing and skiving techniques
LAST, hand-stitch, & finish. RECAP
Materials, Tools, Base Shoe, Apron, and T shirt included in price
WHEN CHECKING OUT SELECT SHOE SIZE BASED ON MEN'S US SIZES
Surprise Guest Speakers
Upon Successful enrollment comes the address and a Philadelphia hotel + eatery guide.