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Shoemaking Class: Italian Oxfords

This four-day class will focus on the Italian artisan shoemaking process applied to oxfords, tips and tricks to achieve a beautiful pair with attention to details and craft. Patterning will be talked about but these patterns are already done for all sizes.  We will cover theory in the beginning and talk over the tools, then we begin making...

$950
4 sessions
M.T.W.Th.   Aug 29th, 10am
All levels
(97)
Other Dates (2)
Slides and Mule Making

In this seven hour course, you will modify an existing pattern, trace and cut material, prep midsoles, last the upper, prep the outsoles, and sole the mules.  It's an intensive, but fun one-day workshop to get your hands working on an easy pair.

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$378.25
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$445
Sa.   Sep 3rd, 10am
All levels
(97)
Other Dates (4)
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Leather Bag Making

In this Bag Making course, students will choose from a leather tote bag or backpack. Once the style is chosen students will choose their leather and hardware and learn how to construct the bag of choice from start to finish.  Are the materials included in the cost of the class? Yes The bag making course includes tuition and all the materials...

$400
Su.   Sep 11th, 11am
All levels
(97)
Other Dates (3)
Espadrille Making Workshop

In this beginner's course, you will learn about the artisnal process of hand sewing the unique espadrilles. You will also take home patterns, and will be ready to make another pair at home. (Extra insoles are available for purchase in class) Important Things to Note:  This workshop is a different process from shoemaking. Are materials included...

$340
Sa.   Sep 10th, 12pm
Beginner
(97)

Get Artsy

Hat Making (Beginner)

In this 4 week millinery course, students will learn a new hat making skill each week, which they will be expected to practice at home and bring to the following class to share and discuss. This way, students will quickly master the techniques to complete one trending hat style. Each class will focus on a different hat style allowing students to...

$450
6 sessions
M.   Aug 29th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(189)
Other Dates (6)
Introduction to Shoe Making

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials and how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be so motivated to create your designs. Important Things to Note: It is a requirement for all the Intensive 3-day or 5 day workshops. For other footwear courses,...

$60
M.   Sep 12th, 10:30am
Beginner
(97)
Other Dates (4)
Shoemaking Class: #003 Workshop (Day)

After taking the #001 introduction class, and you have created your patterns in the #002 Pattern Making Classes, come and make your shoes- Intensively, in an all-day working session #003. You can cut your leathers, you can skive and prepare your leathers for stitching, you can stitch up your uppers and lining, you can last you can sole.... Three...

$250
Su.   Sep 11th, 12pm
All levels
(97)
Shoemaking Class: #002 Pattern Making

Make your own shoes? Yes you can of your own designs too.  Tape up lasts of your own size, transfer designs on the last, and make a pattern for your sole and for your upper. This is the analog way to make patterns. Prep yourself to be hands-on! You will go home with a pattern for your own shoes. Important Things to Note: Prerequisites: ...

$120
M.   Sep 12th, 1:30pm
All levels
(97)
Other Dates (4)
Shoemaking Workshop: Five-Day Intensive

A 5-day intensive workshop making shoes of your own design! This will be a cemented shoe construction class, and is aimed for beginners. You will learn about lasts, how to measure your feet, how to draw your designs, make patterns of your designs, how to sew your uppers, last, sole, and make the shoes. You will be able to draw your shoe design,...

$1,300
5 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.   Sep 12th, 10:30am
Beginner
(97)
Other Dates (3)
Technical Packaging: Factory-Ready Specification

The two-hour course will guide students from an initial design through to a factory ready spec sheet. By the end of class, you will freehand draw technical drawings of footwear and create a factory ready specification sheet.  You will get advice on how to approach and execute the details and different perspectives. It’s all about learning to...

$150
Sa.   Sep 17th, 4:30pm
All levels
(97)
Other Dates (2)
Bootmaking Workshop: Five-Day Intensive

A Five-day bootmaking intensive course from sketch to finish. You will be making boots of your own design. This will be a cemented shoe construction class, and is aimed for beginners. This course is a bootmaking course, an advanced course that is the next step from the beginner's intensive class. You will sketch, make patterns of your designs,...

$1,300
5 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.   Sep 19th, 10am
Intermediate
(97)
Leather Slipper Making Workshop

In this five-hour class, you will use a pattern that we provide, learn some hand-sewn techniques for leather working, and walk out with a pair of personalized vegetable leather slippers. Are materials included on the cost of the class? Yes Material Kit for thread, vege tan leather and rubber outsoles are included in the course.

$120
Sa.   Sep 24th, 12pm
All levels
(97)
Other Dates (2)
Sewing Knits without a Serger: Tee Shirt

This class covers all the basics of sewing knits on a regular sewing machine without the use of a serger. Students will learn how to lay out a pattern, cut and sew with stretch knit fabrics and how to finish using a double or twin needle. Pattern allows students to choose between four different necklines and sleeve lengths to customize their tee shirts. ...

$120
3 sessions
W.   Oct 26th, 7pm
All levels
(20)
Custom Bridal and Evening Wear: The Italian Method

In this bridal and evening wear dressmaking intensive, a visiting Italian instructor, possessing years of experience in Sartorial techniques, is coming to New York to teach formal dressmaking - the Italian way. She will lead you through the entire process of creating a custom-made gown in just 2 intense weeks. Course Outline: Hand drawing design...

$1,795
8 sessions
T.W.Th.F.M.   Sep 6th, 10am
Beginner
(189)
Custom Fit Leggings

People are often surprised to learn they can make their own leggings, but guess what? You can! And you don't even need a serger to sew knits.   Cal Patch, author of Design-It-Yourself Clothes: Patternmaking Simplified, will teach you how to draft a pattern for this wardrobe essential based on your own measurements in this 6-hour intensive workshop....

$190
Su.   Oct 30th, 10am
Beginner
(20)