Shoemaking & pattern cutting courses for 2019

I have made some changes to the old course format, We now offer two different courses, A one week course, 40 hours and a 3 weeks course, 90 hours.

In the one week course, 40 hours, We will make one pair of shoes from pattern cutting to finishing. Teaching hours are Monday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. It is possible to do the teaching on the weekends for this course. Cost is $1500.00

In the 3 weeks course, 90 hours, We will make two pairs of shoes from pattern cutting to finishing. Teaching hours are Monday to Friday 10 am to 4 pm. Cost is $3000.00

If you are interested in taking any of the courses, Please contact me by phone or email and tell me of your availability and when you are ready and able to take the course and I will do my best to make it happen. Thank you.




Ankle boots in French calf

These made to order Derby ankle boots are made with French calf tanned in Annonay region, kip lining.031a3483 (2)031a3464 (2)

Ankle boots with raised apron

These boots are made in plump bubble grain calf leather from A&A Crack, Light welted with one row of stitching attaching the upper to insole by means of channel and a strip of leather, same as the upper material stitched flesh side up and then turned, These pair are stitched all around, it is because of this method of attachment, shoes and boots made this way feel different in walking then welted ones, The tow rows stitching or cement construction. Please feel free to inquire about this product. Safe & happy holidays.031A3360 (2)031A3362 (2)

Derby Shoes

031A3042 (2)031A3047 (2)A pair of Derby shoes in calf leather upper and hand welted.

T-Bar Shoes

A pair of made to order T-Bar shoes in two tones calf leather, hand welted, 2 and 1/4 inch stacked leather heels. pattern drafted by Jasmine Martins.031A2976 (3)031A2981 (2)

Wingtip Derby

A made to order wingtip in calf leather upper, hand welted and the lasts have buildups to accommodate for two different size bunions. 031A1758 (2)031A1755 (2)

Balmoral ankle boots

Calf upper leather and veg tan kip lining, Hand welted all around._31A5757 (2)