Patternmaking

Patternmaking

#002 Pattern Making Class
380.00

In this 4 hour class, you will make a pattern for your own design. You will make both upper and lining patterns. This is a class you can take multiple times, depending on different designs you wish to create. Each style has a different pattern, and different tips and tricks.

You can always come back for this class for your new designs!

 

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Leather Slippers

Leather Slippers

Leather Slippers
190.00 280.00

A perfect gift!

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 tanned leather slippers! 

Materials (thread, veg tan leather, and rubber outsoles) are included in the course.

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I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop
80.00

You design by selecting from our beautiful Italian sourced leathers, pick a thread color and adorn with your choice of hardware.

You make it personal by adding an emboss, mark a special occasion or ‘#’ how fabulous you are. Have fun, add an emoji too 

These bags are for ANY level of maker.

I’m looking at you over there… the ‘I’m not a creative type’, even you can make a bag. The bags are engineered to be both easy to assemble and gosh darn good looking.

As an alternative to the traditional office party, we can cater our kits to you. The kits are a tried and tested team building activity. Get out of the office and into the studio.

Now go have fun… MAKE THE BAG.

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Introduction to Shoemaking

Introduction to Shoemaking

#001 Introduction to Shoe Making
75.00

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs!

If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day workshop if you intend on signing up for the 6-day)

For other footwear courses, it is highly recommended to take this course as it covers a lot about basics of footwear and shoemaking lingo. It will give you a little time in between this class and your 3-day class you intend to take, to prepare supplies or order custom lasts ahead of time.

 

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6-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

6-Day Intensive Shoe Making Workshop
from 1,800.00

A 6-day intensive workshop making shoes, boots, or sneakers of your own design! This will be a cemented shoe construction class, and is aimed for beginners.  For those who cannot take 6 days off work, we created a weeknight and weekend class going over the same program as well. We hope you can join us! 

For 6-days straight classes:

First day starts at 10am, with an INTRO TO SHOEMAKING session. 

Details of class:

In the first class: You will learn about lasts, how to measure your feet, how to draw your designs. The afternoon of the first day, or, the second class, you will make patterns of your designs by taping up the last, drawing on the last and creating paper patterns. Then second day, you will cut your leathers from your pattern, prepare to sew, and start stitching, using a high-post sewing machine. Even a first-time-sewer will learn how to use the machines, do not worry! Third day you will finish stitching the uppers. Fourth day, you will start lasting your uppers. First the lining, then the uppers, in between you will put toe puffs and heel counters. Fifth day, you will sole your shoes. It can be a pre-made sole unit, or you can stack your own. If you are finished on the fifth day, great! You can start a new project on the 6th day! But, for those who will take your time, you will finness your shoes on the sixth day, finishing the edges of your soles, or just final touches. 


Materials included in this six day course are: Midsoles, Shanks, Toe Puffs, Heel counters. Upper and lining leathers available in the studio are also included for your pair, as well as variety of insole and outsole materials. 

We will send you on a material shopping trip. Materials purchased on the trip will be the student's responsibility. Any materials that we don't have at the space, the student will have to purchase themselves.

Oh! And we shouldn't forget to tell you...

At the end of the workshop, you will receive a 1-day pass to use within 1 month after your course to come back again. So, if you are out-of-towner, stay one day extra longer, to come to the space on Sunday!


Come and make at BKSS!

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Introduction to Shoemaking

Introduction to Shoemaking

#001 Introduction to Shoe Making
75.00

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs!

If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day workshop if you intend on signing up for the 6-day)

For other footwear courses, it is highly recommended to take this course as it covers a lot about basics of footwear and shoemaking lingo. It will give you a little time in between this class and your 3-day class you intend to take, to prepare supplies or order custom lasts ahead of time.

 

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Leather Techniques

Leather Techniques

Leather Techniques
150.00

In this 3-hour course, you will learn how to cut, hole punch, handstitch, and lace leather. You will come out of class with a key ring, small pouch, card case, bracelet, an electronic case (ipad/kindle/laptops)/clutches, or book cover. When you sign up, please indicate in the notes what product you would like to focus on.

All materials are included.

 

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Leather Slippers

Leather Slippers

Leather Slippers
190.00 280.00

A perfect gift!

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 tanned leather slippers! 

Materials (thread, veg tan leather, and rubber outsoles) are included in the course.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
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I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop
80.00

You design by selecting from our beautiful Italian sourced leathers, pick a thread color and adorn with your choice of hardware.

You make it personal by adding an emboss, mark a special occasion or ‘#’ how fabulous you are. Have fun, add an emoji too 

These bags are for ANY level of maker.

I’m looking at you over there… the ‘I’m not a creative type’, even you can make a bag. The bags are engineered to be both easy to assemble and gosh darn good looking.

As an alternative to the traditional office party, we can cater our kits to you. The kits are a tried and tested team building activity. Get out of the office and into the studio.

Now go have fun… MAKE THE BAG.

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Quantity:
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Patternmaking

Patternmaking

#002 Pattern Making Class
380.00

In this 4 hour class, you will make a pattern for your own design. You will make both upper and lining patterns. This is a class you can take multiple times, depending on different designs you wish to create. Each style has a different pattern, and different tips and tricks.

You can always come back for this class for your new designs!

 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

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3-Day Stiletto Class

3-Day Stiletto Class

3-Day Stiletto Class
750.00 800.00

Due to high demand, we are starting this quick 3-day stiletto class. 

In this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to make high heels from start to finish. 

Day1- Design, pattern making, and cutting the leathers

Day 2-Stitch the uppers and start lasting

Day 3- Finish lasting and attach heels and sole the shoes

 

All components and materials, uppers and lining included in the tuition. 

In this class, we will use pointy-toe lasts with a 3.5-inch heel height. 

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Espadrille Workshop

Espadrille Workshop

Espadrille Workshop
280.00 380.00

It's a perfect slip-on, for the country, beach or the city! Prep for the summer :) It's summer somewhere in the world, right?

In this five-hour Espadrille workshop, you will finish a pair of espadrille sandals or slides or slip-ons made to fit your feet. Come have fun stitching with us!

Please tell us the size you want to make ahead of time. Sole sizes available: 35 - 40.

All Materials included.

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Leather Bag Workshop

Leather Bag Workshop

Leather Bag Making
400.00 425.00

In this Bag Making course, students will choose their leather and hardware and learn how to construct either a tote bag or backpack from start to finish.

The bag making course includes tuition and all the materials needed to make your bag. Leathers will be available to choose from on the day. No experience necessary.

**Class time may extend up to an additional hour if there are many enrollments, so please do not book bus or train tickets immediately after the scheduled end time of class. 

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3DAY QUICK KICKS

3DAY QUICK KICKS

Quick Kicks: 3 Day Sneaker Class!
880.00 900.00

This class will quickly teach you some of the basic techniques of sneaker making. This is an accelerated class! (Literally half the time of the intensive)

To make this possible there will be minimal sewing and you will be using a prepared Master Pattern. 

Choices you will have: LO, MID or HI top sneaker.  (See photo example for MID height!) You will be able to customize your sneaker via material choices and simple design details: Topline, Laces, eyelets, pull tabs, topstitching...

We highly recommend upgrading to the 6-day sneaker making class for elaborate designs apart from the basic designs we will work with. As we have no time, lasts will not be modified, and everyone will work with Serena lasts.

THIS IS GOING TO BE AWESOME!

Day 1 (Full Day): Patternmaking, Cutting Leathers

Students will be able to choose leathers from our leather library. Materials are included. If you intend on going shopping to purchase your own leathers, that will be on your time and $.

Day 2 (Full day) : Stitch, Start Lasting

Day 3 (Full day) : Finish Lasting, Cupsole & Speedy Stitching, 

Walk out with a pair of custom sneakers in a weekend and still have time to go out! 

Make sure to book ahead to secure all the materials in your size.  All tools and supplies are included.

Date and Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop
80.00

You design by selecting from our beautiful Italian sourced leathers, pick a thread color and adorn with your choice of hardware.

You make it personal by adding an emboss, mark a special occasion or ‘#’ how fabulous you are. Have fun, add an emoji too 

These bags are for ANY level of maker.

I’m looking at you over there… the ‘I’m not a creative type’, even you can make a bag. The bags are engineered to be both easy to assemble and gosh darn good looking.

As an alternative to the traditional office party, we can cater our kits to you. The kits are a tried and tested team building activity. Get out of the office and into the studio.

Now go have fun… MAKE THE BAG.

Date:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Leather Bag Workshop

Leather Bag Workshop

Leather Bag Making
400.00 425.00

In this Bag Making course, students will choose their leather and hardware and learn how to construct either a tote bag or backpack from start to finish.

The bag making course includes tuition and all the materials needed to make your bag. Leathers will be available to choose from on the day. No experience necessary.

**Class time may extend up to an additional hour if there are many enrollments, so please do not book bus or train tickets immediately after the scheduled end time of class. 

Dates:
Quantity:
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Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop
545.00

In this 8 hour course, you will modify an existing pattern, trace and cut material, 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!

$45 fee for Materials included

PLEASE SEND YOUR SHOE SIZE ahead of time. 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop

I Made That Bag Workshop
80.00

You design by selecting from our beautiful Italian sourced leathers, pick a thread color and adorn with your choice of hardware.

You make it personal by adding an emboss, mark a special occasion or ‘#’ how fabulous you are. Have fun, add an emoji too 

These bags are for ANY level of maker.

I’m looking at you over there… the ‘I’m not a creative type’, even you can make a bag. The bags are engineered to be both easy to assemble and gosh darn good looking.

As an alternative to the traditional office party, we can cater our kits to you. The kits are a tried and tested team building activity. Get out of the office and into the studio.

Now go have fun… MAKE THE BAG.

Date:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
6-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

6-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

6-Day Intensive Shoe Making Workshop
from 1,800.00

A 6-day intensive workshop making shoes, boots, or sneakers of your own design! This will be a cemented shoe construction class, and is aimed for beginners.  For those who cannot take 6 days off work, we created a weeknight and weekend class going over the same program as well. We hope you can join us! 

For 6-days straight classes:

First day starts at 10am, with an INTRO TO SHOEMAKING session. 

Details of class:

In the first class: You will learn about lasts, how to measure your feet, how to draw your designs. The afternoon of the first day, or, the second class, you will make patterns of your designs by taping up the last, drawing on the last and creating paper patterns. Then second day, you will cut your leathers from your pattern, prepare to sew, and start stitching, using a high-post sewing machine. Even a first-time-sewer will learn how to use the machines, do not worry! Third day you will finish stitching the uppers. Fourth day, you will start lasting your uppers. First the lining, then the uppers, in between you will put toe puffs and heel counters. Fifth day, you will sole your shoes. It can be a pre-made sole unit, or you can stack your own. If you are finished on the fifth day, great! You can start a new project on the 6th day! But, for those who will take your time, you will finness your shoes on the sixth day, finishing the edges of your soles, or just final touches. 


Materials included in this six day course are: Midsoles, Shanks, Toe Puffs, Heel counters. Upper and lining leathers available in the studio are also included for your pair, as well as variety of insole and outsole materials. 

We will send you on a material shopping trip. Materials purchased on the trip will be the student's responsibility. Any materials that we don't have at the space, the student will have to purchase themselves.

Oh! And we shouldn't forget to tell you...

At the end of the workshop, you will receive a 1-day pass to use within 1 month after your course to come back again. So, if you are out-of-towner, stay one day extra longer, to come to the space on Sunday!


Come and make at BKSS!

Date:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Introduction to Shoemaking

Introduction to Shoemaking

#001 Introduction to Shoe Making
75.00

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs!

If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day workshop if you intend on signing up for the 6-day)

For other footwear courses, it is highly recommended to take this course as it covers a lot about basics of footwear and shoemaking lingo. It will give you a little time in between this class and your 3-day class you intend to take, to prepare supplies or order custom lasts ahead of time.

 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Patternmaking

Patternmaking

#002 Pattern Making Class
380.00

In this 4 hour class, you will make a pattern for your own design. You will make both upper and lining patterns. This is a class you can take multiple times, depending on different designs you wish to create. Each style has a different pattern, and different tips and tricks.

You can always come back for this class for your new designs!

 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
3DAY QUICK KICKS

3DAY QUICK KICKS

Quick Kicks: 3 Day Sneaker Class!
880.00 900.00

This class will quickly teach you some of the basic techniques of sneaker making. This is an accelerated class! (Literally half the time of the intensive)

To make this possible there will be minimal sewing and you will be using a prepared Master Pattern. 

Choices you will have: LO, MID or HI top sneaker.  (See photo example for MID height!) You will be able to customize your sneaker via material choices and simple design details: Topline, Laces, eyelets, pull tabs, topstitching...

We highly recommend upgrading to the 6-day sneaker making class for elaborate designs apart from the basic designs we will work with. As we have no time, lasts will not be modified, and everyone will work with Serena lasts.

THIS IS GOING TO BE AWESOME!

Day 1 (Full Day): Patternmaking, Cutting Leathers

Students will be able to choose leathers from our leather library. Materials are included. If you intend on going shopping to purchase your own leathers, that will be on your time and $.

Day 2 (Full day) : Stitch, Start Lasting

Day 3 (Full day) : Finish Lasting, Cupsole & Speedy Stitching, 

Walk out with a pair of custom sneakers in a weekend and still have time to go out! 

Make sure to book ahead to secure all the materials in your size.  All tools and supplies are included.

Date and Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop
545.00

In this 8 hour course, you will modify an existing pattern, trace and cut material, 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!

$45 fee for Materials included

PLEASE SEND YOUR SHOE SIZE ahead of time. 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Introduction to Shoemaking

Introduction to Shoemaking

#001 Introduction to Shoe Making
75.00

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs!

If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day workshop if you intend on signing up for the 6-day)

For other footwear courses, it is highly recommended to take this course as it covers a lot about basics of footwear and shoemaking lingo. It will give you a little time in between this class and your 3-day class you intend to take, to prepare supplies or order custom lasts ahead of time.

 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Patternmaking

Patternmaking

#002 Pattern Making Class
380.00

In this 4 hour class, you will make a pattern for your own design. You will make both upper and lining patterns. This is a class you can take multiple times, depending on different designs you wish to create. Each style has a different pattern, and different tips and tricks.

You can always come back for this class for your new designs!

 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Stiletto Workshop

Stiletto Workshop

3-Day Stiletto Class
750.00 800.00

Due to high demand, we are starting this quick 3-day stiletto class. 

In this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to make high heels from start to finish. 

Day1- Design, pattern making, and cutting the leathers

Day 2-Stitch the uppers and start lasting

Day 3- Finish lasting and attach heels and sole the shoes

 

All components and materials, uppers and lining included in the tuition. 

In this class, we will use pointy-toe lasts with a 3.5-inch heel height. 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
5-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

5-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

6-Day Intensive Shoe Making Workshop
from 1,800.00

A 6-day intensive workshop making shoes, boots, or sneakers of your own design! This will be a cemented shoe construction class, and is aimed for beginners.  For those who cannot take 6 days off work, we created a weeknight and weekend class going over the same program as well. We hope you can join us! 

For 6-days straight classes:

First day starts at 10am, with an INTRO TO SHOEMAKING session. 

Details of class:

In the first class: You will learn about lasts, how to measure your feet, how to draw your designs. The afternoon of the first day, or, the second class, you will make patterns of your designs by taping up the last, drawing on the last and creating paper patterns. Then second day, you will cut your leathers from your pattern, prepare to sew, and start stitching, using a high-post sewing machine. Even a first-time-sewer will learn how to use the machines, do not worry! Third day you will finish stitching the uppers. Fourth day, you will start lasting your uppers. First the lining, then the uppers, in between you will put toe puffs and heel counters. Fifth day, you will sole your shoes. It can be a pre-made sole unit, or you can stack your own. If you are finished on the fifth day, great! You can start a new project on the 6th day! But, for those who will take your time, you will finness your shoes on the sixth day, finishing the edges of your soles, or just final touches. 


Materials included in this six day course are: Midsoles, Shanks, Toe Puffs, Heel counters. Upper and lining leathers available in the studio are also included for your pair, as well as variety of insole and outsole materials. 

We will send you on a material shopping trip. Materials purchased on the trip will be the student's responsibility. Any materials that we don't have at the space, the student will have to purchase themselves.

Oh! And we shouldn't forget to tell you...

At the end of the workshop, you will receive a 1-day pass to use within 1 month after your course to come back again. So, if you are out-of-towner, stay one day extra longer, to come to the space on Sunday!


Come and make at BKSS!

Date:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop
545.00

In this 8 hour course, you will modify an existing pattern, trace and cut material, 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!

$45 fee for Materials included

PLEASE SEND YOUR SHOE SIZE ahead of time. 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Stiletto Workshop

Stiletto Workshop

3-Day Stiletto Class
750.00 800.00

Due to high demand, we are starting this quick 3-day stiletto class. 

In this 3-day workshop, you will learn how to make high heels from start to finish. 

Day1- Design, pattern making, and cutting the leathers

Day 2-Stitch the uppers and start lasting

Day 3- Finish lasting and attach heels and sole the shoes

 

All components and materials, uppers and lining included in the tuition. 

In this class, we will use pointy-toe lasts with a 3.5-inch heel height. 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop

Slides & Mule Making Workshop
545.00

In this 8 hour course, you will modify an existing pattern, trace and cut material, 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!

$45 fee for Materials included

PLEASE SEND YOUR SHOE SIZE ahead of time. 

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
Wallet Making Workshop

Wallet Making Workshop

WALLET MAKING WORKSHOP
90.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand sewing leather and create your own leather card holder. All materials are provided, including leather, tools, waxed threads and option of embossing words.

If you’ve never worked with leather before, this is a perfect introduction! Techniques include studding or hand sewing the wallet together, to create your own personalized wallet.

Join our Leather Techniques class for more detailed and advanced leather working techniques.

Date & Time:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
6-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

6-Day Intensive Shoemaking Workshop

6-Day Intensive Shoe Making Workshop
from 1,800.00

A 6-day intensive workshop making shoes, boots, or sneakers of your own design! This will be a cemented shoe construction class, and is aimed for beginners.  For those who cannot take 6 days off work, we created a weeknight and weekend class going over the same program as well. We hope you can join us! 

For 6-days straight classes:

First day starts at 10am, with an INTRO TO SHOEMAKING session. 

Details of class:

In the first class: You will learn about lasts, how to measure your feet, how to draw your designs. The afternoon of the first day, or, the second class, you will make patterns of your designs by taping up the last, drawing on the last and creating paper patterns. Then second day, you will cut your leathers from your pattern, prepare to sew, and start stitching, using a high-post sewing machine. Even a first-time-sewer will learn how to use the machines, do not worry! Third day you will finish stitching the uppers. Fourth day, you will start lasting your uppers. First the lining, then the uppers, in between you will put toe puffs and heel counters. Fifth day, you will sole your shoes. It can be a pre-made sole unit, or you can stack your own. If you are finished on the fifth day, great! You can start a new project on the 6th day! But, for those who will take your time, you will finness your shoes on the sixth day, finishing the edges of your soles, or just final touches. 


Materials included in this six day course are: Midsoles, Shanks, Toe Puffs, Heel counters. Upper and lining leathers available in the studio are also included for your pair, as well as variety of insole and outsole materials. 

We will send you on a material shopping trip. Materials purchased on the trip will be the student's responsibility. Any materials that we don't have at the space, the student will have to purchase themselves.

Oh! And we shouldn't forget to tell you...

At the end of the workshop, you will receive a 1-day pass to use within 1 month after your course to come back again. So, if you are out-of-towner, stay one day extra longer, to come to the space on Sunday!


Come and make at BKSS!

Date:
Quantity:
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