Julyan’s oxfords nearing completion

Deborah’s School of Shoemaking

Handmade shoemaking classes forming now. School located in West Asheville, two miles from downtown Asheville. All students must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Courses designed to teach each student how to make themselves a pair of custom leather shoes from scratch. Each class time lasts four hours and runs for eight lessons (sandal=4). Classes held Saturdays 1-5 pm or Wednesdays 5-9 pm. Class times to be added to the weekday schedule to fit student availability (minimum of four students).

Reserve your spot now using the contact button to send me an email or call (828) 450-4202.

Private lessons available.

Class Title

Sessions 2021



Oxford or Derby? You Choose

January 15 – March 5

Some sewing experience helpful but not required


Bootmaking Long and Short

March 12 – April 30

Previously completed course in shoemaking


Mary Janes, Monk Straps and More

May 7 – June 25

Previously completed course in shoemaking



July 9 – 30

Some sewing experience


plus materials