Deborah’s School of Shoemaking
Kicking off the winter shoemaking season with two sections of the beginner shoemaking course. Choose Saturdays or Wednesdays!!
Handmade shoemaking classes begin January 14 in West Asheville, two miles from downtown. Course teaches each student how to make themselves a pair of custom leather shoes from scratch. Skills include pattern making, skiving, punching and broguing, dyes and dye waxes, sewing, carving an insole, lasting, installing a shank, soling, heel stacking and pegging.
Each class time lasts four hours and runs for ten lessons. Classes held noon-4 pm. Additional class times available.
Reserve your spot now using the contact button to send me an email or by phone or text at (828) 450-4202. Credit cards accepted.
Private lessons available.
|Saturday Shoemaking 101, Oxford or Derby||Saturdays, January 14 – March 18, noon-4 pm||Some sewing experience helpful but not required||$1250|
|Wednesday Shoemaking 101, Oxford or Derby||Wednesdays, January 18 – March 29, noon-4 pm (except Feb 1)||Some sewing experience helpful but not required||$1250|
|Mary Janes, Monk Straps and More||March 25 – June 3 (except May 27)||Previously completed course in shoemaking||$1250|
|Bootmaking Long and Short||June 10 – August 19 (except July 1)||Previously completed course in shoemaking||$1250|
|Sandal Class at Folk School||August 27 – September 1||John C. Campbell Folk School||See catalog|
|Sandal-making||September 29 -October 1||Some sewing experience helpful||$625|