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5 DAY SHOE WORKSHOP $1200 (materials included)

On this workshop you will be making a pair of shoes - from start to finish! Choose from a derby or strap deign (shoe or boot).

Day 1: Selecting and cutting leather. Day 2: Sewing. Day 3: Sewing cont. Day 4. Lasting. Day 5: Attaching soles.

Check out the Galleries (below) for style examples or the Shoe School Pinterest page. Send me an image of the kind of shoes that inspire you and we can start a shoe discussion!

Shoe lasts (forms) determine the shape of your final shoe. Chose from Dress, Nature, Point, Character or Sneaker. Check out the Last Gallery.

Classes are held 10-5pm daily. Beginners are welcome. A $250 deposit secures your place on this workshop. Check out the FAQ page for further information. 

For information, shoe talk and to register email Lou: shoeschoolnz@gmail.com

 

9 DAY INTENSIVE SHOEMAKING WORKSHOP $3500 (materials included)

On this workshop you'll be designing, patterning and making a pair of custom designed shoes or boots.

Day 1: Designing and pattern-making. Day 2: Testing mock-ups. Day 3-6: Sewing. Day 7: Lasting. Day 8-9: Sole and heels.

Check out the Galleries (below) for style examples or the Shoe School Pinterest page. Send me an image of the kind of shoes that inspire you and we can start a shoe discussion!

Shoe lasts (forms) determine the shape of your final shoe. Chose from Dress, Nature, Point, Character or Sneaker. Check out the Last Gallery.

9 day Intensive workshops are held by request and run over 2 weeks. Classes are held 10-5pm daily. Beginners are welcome. A $500 deposit secures your place on this workshop. Check out the FAQ page for further information.  

Choose from foam (EVA), cork, rubber and leather soling materials. Heel height depends on your choice of shoe last.

For information, shoe talk and to register email Lou: shoeschoolnz@gmail.com

 
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2 DAY SANDAL WORKSHOP $425 Wellington (materials included)

Day 1: Designing. Day 2: Construction

Create a pair of custom deigned sandals, made to fit your feet! You can choose from a range of leather, fastenings and soling options. Check out the Gallery (below) for examples or the Pinterest page for inspiration.

Max sole height of 2cm + 1cm heel rise OR 2cm wedge rise.

Classes are held 10-5pm daily. Beginners are welcome. A $150 deposit secures your place on this workshop. Check out the FAQ page for further information. 

For information, shoe talk and to register email Lou: shoeschoolnz@gmail.com 

 
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1 DAY LEATHER SNEAKER SHOE or BOOT $350 (materials included)

Choose from 5 classic styles:
Super high-top boot
High-top boot
Low-top shoe
Super low-top shoe

Our Sneaker workshop is our most accessible of all, there is no specialised equipment involved and you'll be wearing a pair of shoes - of your own creation - in just one day!

Classes are held 10-5pm. A deposit of $100 secures your booking. Check out the FAQ page for further information.

For information and to register email Lou: shoeschoolnz@gmail.com.

 
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3HR COLLAR or CUFF WORKSHOP $70

Create a custom made collar or cuff. Choose from a variety of leathers and fixtures. Workshop includes materials for x1 collar or cuff, materials for more available at an additional cost (average price: med collar $15, lrg $30).

Classes are held 6.30-9.30pm. Check out the FAQ page for further information.

For information and to register email Lou: shoeschoolnz@gmail.com.