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2017/18 Course Listings

* ALL courses ARE CONDUCTED IN new orleans!*

We are located in beautiful East Carrollton in Uptown New Orleans (near Tulane & Loyola Universities, convenient to the St. Charles street car line)  Click on Contact for the map.

(Scroll Down For Complete Listings, Click SCHEDULE for dates, Click ENROLLMENT FORM to apply.)



HERE ARE THE COURSES & PROGRAMS THROUGH December, 2017

(All courses are conducted in New Orleans)

How to Enroll:
1.) Scroll down for all of the current course listings, descriptions, tuition, and prerequisites.
Click the calendar link to check the schedule for availability:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


2.) When you are ready to apply for enrollment, APPLY ONLINE using the on-line enrollment application.
Just click on the "Enrollment Form" link above, fill out completely and hit submit.
(you may have difficulty submitting your application online if you attempt it using your smart phone.)
If you have trouble, try using your computer or laptop. Always feel free to email us from the contact page for any other info you need.


* Program admittance is on a first come, first served, basis.
The Shoe College reserves the right to accept or deny any prospective student's application for any reason.
Application and/or acceptance for enrollment alone does not constitute confirmation in a program.
Non-refundable tuition must be paid in full to confirm enrollment.
* advanced programs may require prospective students to demonstrate requisite fundamental knowledge/ability
and are reviewed on an individual basis.

HERE ARE THE COURSE LISTINGS:

FAST TRACK INTRODUCTORY COURSES:
Intro to Sandal Making $1100
Intro to High Heels $1495
Lasted Shoe or Chukka Boot (5 days) $1875

INTERMEDIATE IN-DEPTH COURSES:
NEW! Introduction to Hand Lasted Sneakers/Trainers (6 days lab time) $1975
Fundamentals of the Tall Boot (Lace-Up, Pull Up, Ladies, Mens, Western, Roper, etc. 9 days) $2875
The Designer Prototype and Development Program (18 days lab time) $6300
Special Course Work/Consulting/Prototype Svcs. $400/day (5 hours)

GET MORE OUT OF YOUR INTRO. COURSE BY ADDING A DAY OR TWO. (Only available as add-ons to the above courses):
Last Adaptation for Foot Issues And Made to Measure (1 day add-on) $375
Simple Pattern Methodology For Footwear (1 day add-on) $375
NEW! Intro to Mould Making And Casting Rubber Sole Parts (2 day add-on) $650
Intro. to Mould Making And Casting Resin Heel Units (1 day add-on) $375

INTRO TO SANDAL MAKING (3 day course) $1100(US)
LEVEL: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
TUITION: $1100 (US funds) All materials included.
COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introductory class is appropriate for every level.
Students create a made to measure slip on sandal using traditional hand crafting techniques and tools.
Conducted in a working shoe lab, a limit of 2-4 students per class assures the utmost in personalized attention
in this 100% hands-on lab experience.

Topics included in this class are:
-Introduction to anatomy
-Foot measuring
-Introduction to lasts
-Introduction to tools and equipment
-Introduction to uppers and upper materials
-Introduction to soles and soling materials
-Introduction to leather cutting and configuration
-Introduction to assembly techniques (glueing, cobbling)
-Introduction to finishing and fitting
-Introduction to cost analysis
-simple photo shoot

Included in this class:
-Information packet w/ measuring sheets, list of supplies and suppliers and other pertinent information
-Choice of leathers, soling and supplies to make one pair of sandals
(based on what is available in the labs at the time of the course)
-All use of tools and equipment while at the shoe lab is included.

CURRENT COMPLETE SCHEDULES CLICK ON THE LINK:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor.
Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.
*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track hands-on experience
where class size is limited to 2-3 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention
from our working designer/shoemaker instructors.
No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely
determined by a student's individual inherant talents, skill level and/or prior experience.
The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects
of quality, hand-lasted construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students can build upon
after attending.

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INTRO. TO THE HIGH HEEL (4 day course) $1495 (US)
LEVEL: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
TUITION: $1495.00 (All materials included)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introductory 4 day class leads students through the process of assembling/fabricating a pair of open or peep toe mules
in one of a wide variety of prefabricated sole/heel styles. Although students do not create their own design per se,
they may choose upper colors, strap configuration, materials, decoration and a variety of heel styles/heights, including wedges.
Learn hands on what goes into the fabrication of a pair of high heels or wedges by making them and custom fitting them.

TOPICS COVERED:
* Tools, materials and supplies
* Parts of a high heel
* Basic foot anatomy
* Foot measuring techniques
* Basic introduction to lasts: types and measurements
* Basic introduction to patterns and pattern making
* Basic introduction to uppers and upper construction
* Introduction to hand-lasting: Tacking & gluing.
* Custom fitting a high heel
* Introduction to cost analysis, suppliers and marketing.

MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THIS LAB COURSE:
* All leather, supplies and materials needed to make one pair of open toed mules or strappy style
(one-four straps w/ available choice of heel and simple decoration as time allows), from the heels up.
* Loaned use of all tools and equipment needed to make your shoes during the the class.

FOR COMPLETE CURRENT COURSE SCHEDULE CLICK HERE :   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor. Due to limited space,
tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.
*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track hands-on lab curriculum
where class size is limited to 2-4 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our highly qualified instructors.
No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely determined by a student's
determination, individual skill level and/or prior experience.
The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality, hand-lasted
construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending.
Students must not expect to come away with a perfect sample or a perfectly fitting shoe in the limited duration of any single class,
course or program since this can only come w/ the student's commitment of time and practice after the completion of any course of study
at The Shoe College. Some students may not complete their projects within the time allotted.

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*NEW!* INTRO. TO MOULD MAKING AND CASTING RUBBER SHOE PARTS (i.e. sole/foxing, etc.)
*ADD-ON Class, CANNOT BE TAKEN INDEPENDENTLY* (2 day course) $650(US)
LEVEL: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
TUITION: $650 (All materials included)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introductory 2 day ADD-ON class leads students through the process of creating a plaster mould from an existing sole or part, then casting the rubber part.
Just the basics in this fast, two day easy program that will get you going.
Learn hands on.

TOPICS COVERED:
* Tools, materials and supplies
* Parts of a shoe best suited for casting
* Creating a box for the moulds
* Types of rubber, Shore Hardness, Viscosity, Drying Times, Colorants
* Pouring a plaster mould
* Preparing moulds for casting
* Casting Rubber in a plaster mould
* Removal of rubber parts from a mould
* Trimming cast rubber parts
* Maintaining moulds for optimum repeated use

MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THIS WORKSHOP:
* All supplies and materials needed to make one universal (can be used for left or right) rubber sole and the mold for it/and or other shoe parts as time and materials allow.
* Loaned use of all tools and equipment needed during the class.

FOR  COMPLETE CURRENT COURSE SCHEDULE CLICK HERE :  https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor. Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.

*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track hands-on lab curriculum where class size is limited to 1-2 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our highly qualified instructors.

No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely determined by a student's individual skill level and/or prior experience.

The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality, hand-made construction and other important areas of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending. Students must not expect to come away with a perfect sample or a perfectly fitting shoe in the limited duration of any single class, course or program since this can only come w/ the student's commitment of time and practice after the completion of any course of study at The Shoe College. Some students may not complete their projects within the time allotted.

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INTRODUCTION TO MOULD MAKING AND CASTING FOR HEEL UNITS/OTHER SHOE PARTS
(Optional 1 day add-on course, this class must be taken with another class and cannot be taken on it's own.)
Includes all materials and use of tools/equipment
LEVEL: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
TUITION: $375 (US)

DATES: Click on schedule here: https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege

WHERE: The Shoe College, Footwear Prototypes Lab, East Carollton, New Orleans.
Freret stop on the Carrollton Street Car Line.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introductory, 1-day add-on course introduces students to the possibilities of mould making and casting
for heel units and other shoe parts. Students create a mould of a simple heel unit trying out two kinds of casting resins
of varying attributes and set times. A variety of colourants and additives can be experimented with to produce
interesting color and/or texture.

TOPICS COVERED:

*Basic concepts of simple, one-piece mould-making, materials and options.
*Tools, Materials and supplies
*Basic concepts of casting, overview of types of resins and their uses.
*Experimentation with resin additives such as color or objects in clear resin (feel free to bring stuff of your own
to experiment with, from glitter to baubles)

MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE:
*All supplies and materials needed to complete the course is provided.

CURRENT COURSE SCHEDULE: Click on this link to view the calendar:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor.
Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.

*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited fast-track hands-on technical education conducted in a working shoe lab
where class size is limited to 2-3 people ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our highly qualified instructors.

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Shoe Lasts

LAST BUILD-UP FOR THE CUSTOM FOOT: $375 (US)(1-day add-on course)
LEVEL: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
TUITION: $375 (US funds) All materials included.

*This class is currently only available as an "add-on". This class must be taken with another class and cannot be taken on it's own.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Do you have a bunion on one foot but not the other? Students learn how to create an actual custom fit by "building up" the last,
adding extra circumference to areas to accommodate everything from bunions to hammer toes, and high arches, arch lengthening,
to merely changing the toe shape. They then are able to test the success of their last adaptations in the connected shoe or bootmaking course.

Topics covered:
-Range of common foot issues and how build up can uniquely address these.
-How to build up a last
-Adhesives & Abrasives
-How to build up (adapt) a last while retaining it's original shape so it's still a match for it's mate
-Needed tools and supplies
-Pros and cons of different types of build up material.
-Students do their own build up and get to test it with the making of their own footwear, in the connected course, shoes or boots.

CURRENT COURSE SCHEDULE: Click on this link to view the calendar:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor.
Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.

*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited fast-track hands-on technical education conducted in a working shoe lab
where class size is limited to 2-3 people ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our highly qualified instructors.

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SIMPLE PATTERN METHODOLOGY (1 DAY ADD-ON CLASS) $375 (US)
*This class is currently only available as an "add-on". This class must be taken with another class and cannot be taken on it's own.
Learn how to create working patterns quickly and easily, whether they be from your original design or from any pair of shoes or boots.

LEVEL: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
TUITION: $375.00 (us funds)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students make, grade and test patterns using the last wrap method which they can keep and use.
This class goes beyond the pattern introduction offered within the 3, 4 and 5 day shoe making classes.
This class is 1 day to make it an easy add-on to your existing program. The class is limited to 2-3 students and is conducted in the working shoe lab.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
-Materials & Supplies
-Transferring a pattern from a 2 dimensional sketch onto a 3D last
-Translating patterns from a 3D last or actual shoe/boot sample into 2D on paper.
-"Cheating" patterns from existing footwear
-Adding seam allowances to the pattern pieces
-Marking patterns
-Grading (adjusting for different sizes)
-Testing the patterns

***Students may bring an actual shoe or boot and/or sketches and/or photos of shoes/boots to create patterns from.

FOR COMPLETE COURSE SCHEDULES CLICK HERE:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor.
Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.

*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited fast-track hands-on technical education
conducted in a working shoe lab where class size is limited to 2-3 people ensuring the maximum personalized attention
from working shoe designer/maker instructors.

No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely determined by a student's
individual skill level and/or prior experience.
The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality, hand-lasted
construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF MAKING A LASTED SHOE (5 Day Course) $1875 (US)
(5 day intensive class)
COURSE LEVEL: ADVANCED BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED
TUITION: $1875 (U.S. funds) ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This is a fast moving introductory/intermediate class which covers many of the essentials which can later be applied to many other types of footwear
the student will want to experiment with on his own. Choose lace-up derby style or ballet flat style.
Students are guided through the various processes from creating patterns to installing the shanks and lasting the shoes using quality materials
like leather insoles and full leather linings and hand formed toe boxes.
Emphasis is fabrication, not simply gluing together prefabricated, pre-shaped and sized components.
Students make a fully adjustable lasted shoe which incorporates many of the skills required to make a variety of other types of shoes.
Students choose from a range of leather colors and sole/heel options available.
Includes all supplies and use of tools, shoe lab and equipment and personal instruction.

Literally "get down to brass tacks" and learn everything from how to measure a foot, to cutting/assembly of the uppers and lasting the shoes.
Students will learn to use all basic tools and materials and will have time to experience the use of the tools and equipment needed.
They will be provided lists of contacts and suppliers to help get them started after their experience at The Shoe College.
This is a practical "hands on" lab.

TOPICS COVERED:
* Tools, materials and suppliers
* Parts of a shoe
* Basic foot anatomy
* Foot measuring techniques
* Patterns and pattern making
* Lasts: types and measurements (adapting lasts to accommodate foot issues or change toe shape is not covered in this class
(pls inquire if this is a skill you are interested in acquiring)
* Hand-lasting: Tacking, welting & gluing. (Lasting methods will be introduced but due to time constraints,
shoes made in the workshop will use the gluing method or tacking method.)
*Introduction to cost analysis

MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THIS LAB COURSE:
* All leather, supplies and materials needed to make one pair of shoes, from the soles up.
* Lists of suppliers and resources: tools, supplies & equipment.
* Loaned use of all tools and equipment needed to make your shoes during the course.

FOR THE COMPLETE CURRENT COURSE SCHEDULE CLICK HERE:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor. Due to limited space,
tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.
*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track,
hands-on experience where class size is limited to 2-3 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our working designer/maker instructors.
No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied
since results are solely determined by a student's individual skill level and/or prior experience.
The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality,
hand-made construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending.
Students must not expect to come away with a perfect sample or a perfectly fitting shoe in the limited duration of any single class,
course or program since this can only come w/ the student's commitment of time and practice after the completion of any course of study at The Shoe College.
Some students may not complete their projects within the time allotted.

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NEW! INTERMEDIATE BOOT MAKING COURSE (9 Day Course, materials included) COURSE LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TUITION: $2875 (U.S. Funds)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students learn all the custom boot maker's top- secret tricks of the trade.
Students learn about leathers, foot measuring, fitting, finishing, stacking a leather heel, hand construction,
installing toe caps and so much more as they actually make a boot from start to finish in the shoe lab.
Students make a standard wellington, work boot or high-heeled/wedge ladies' boot.
Materials to make 1 pair of simple boots and all use of tools and equipment for the duration of the class is included.

TOPICS COVERED: * Tools, materials, supplies and suppliers
* Parts of a boot
* Basic foot anatomy
* Foot measuring techniques
* Introduction to Patterns and simple pattern making
* Lasts: types and measurements (adapting lasts to accommodate foot issues or change toe shape is not covered in this class
(pls add a day if this is a skill you are interested in acquiring)
* Hand-lasting: Tacking & gluing. (Lasting methods will be introduced but due to time constraints,
boots made in the workshop will use the gluing method or tacking method.)
* Installation of toe caps
* Midsoles and midsole preparation and installation
* Heels and Soles
* Finishing and Detailing
* Introduction to cost analysis MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE:
* All leather, supplies and materials needed to make one pair of boots, from the soles up.
* Lists of suppliers and resources: tools, supplies & equipment.
* Loaned use of all tools and equipment needed to make your shoes during the course.

CURRENT SCHEDULE: Click this link:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor.
Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.
*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track, hands-on experience
where class size is limited to 2-3 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our highly qualified instructors.
No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely determined
by a student's individual skill level and/or prior experience.
The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality,
hand-lasted construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending.
Students must not expect to come away with a perfect sample or a perfectly fitting shoe in the limited duration of any single class,
course or program since this can only come w/ the student's commitment of time and practice after the completion of any course of study
at The Shoe College. Some students may not complete their projects within the time allotted.

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THE 18 DAY DESIGNER PROTOTYPE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (18 days lab) $6300 (US)

COURSE LEVEL: ADVANCED BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
*Applicants are reviewed for qualification on a case by case basis and the program is created by both the student and the instructor cooperatively.
(18 days minimum lab time, includes some materials. Students are encouraged to bring their own proprietary materials and/or hardware for the original work they will produce) $6300

BEST VALUE! YOU SAVE $500 OVER REGULAR CLASSES & EVEN MORE OVER OUR SPECIAL COURSE WORK PROGRAMS FOR A MULTI-PROJECT COURSE CATERED TO STUDENTS' INDIVIDUAL GOALS.

PROGRAM DETAILS:
The Certificate Program consists of a minimum of 18 days of combined lab work at The Shoe College.

In this fast-track in-depth course of study, students can use this program to create prototypes or special projects in the shoe lab and, if so desired, divide the program into two segments (must be completed within 1 year of the commencement of the first day of the first segment of the program).

Students can focus on a specific type of shoe or construction or opt for a broader course of study in shoe design and construction which consists of one each of gradually more difficult types of shoes, i.e. starting w/ a sandal, then heeled or wedge mule, then on to a fully lasted closed toe and heeled shoe or boot, etc. given the 18 day time allotment. Students are expected to produce original designs and work out design problems through the process of fabricating the prototypes. Your master shoe designer/maker/instructor works with each student on a one on one mentoring type structure for optimal success.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible for professional recommendations by instructors and the director of The Shoe College, Universite des Chaussures. Contact us for specifics to your goals. This is The Shoe College's most rounded out and thorough program and offers the greatest value for shoe design students lacking access to a real shoe/boot lab.

FOR COMPLETE CURRENT SCHEDULES, CLICK : https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege

We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor. Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.

*The Shoe College Certificate Program is not accredited but it is a vocational fast-track hands-on experience where class size is limited to 1 student thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our master designer/maker. The Shoe College Certificate Program is very selective, with only about 6-8 candidates making the cut each year.

No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely determined by a student's individual skill level and/or prior experience.

The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality, hand-made construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending. Students must not expect to come away with a perfect sample or a perfectly fitting shoe in the limited duration of any single class, course, program or prototype construction. Proficiency comes w/ the commitment of time and practice following the completion of any course of study at The Shoe College. Some students may not complete their projects within the time allotted.

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SPECIAL COURSE WORK / CONSULTING $400/Day (6 hours minimum.)
*Prerequisite for SPECIAL COURSE WORK: Intermediate/Advanced
*Prerequisite for CONSULTING: Evaluated on a case by case basis.

Create and schedule one on one course work to meet specific needs, to fill in gaps in knowledge, work on a specific skill or prototype idea or project. Learn more than just construction techniques. Student/Instructor cooperatively devise a program that best meets the students goals.

Our instructors are working designers who know a thing or two about the business from design to manufacturing to marketing. We are happy to offer consultation services, at the shoe labs (or by phone or Skype where available), to clients seeking to know more about the ins and outs of everything from product to manufacturing, to market. We quietly boast expertise in all areas from manufacturing, to wholesale to retail to start-ups. Email us and let us know how we can help get your business to the next level.

Special Course work is an individualized, one on one lab experience. Course work is conducted entirely in a working shoe lab. Feel free to ask us what we can do to help you launch your shoe dreams. We are here to inform and inspire.

We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor. Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your time frame. Tuition and consulting fees are non refundable.

*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track, hands-on experience where class size is limited to 2-3 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention from our highly qualified instructors.

No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely determined by a student's individual skill level and/or prior experience.

The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects of quality, hand-made construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students must build upon after attending. Students must not expect to come away with a perfect sample or a perfectly fitting shoe in the limited duration of any single class, course or program since this can only come w/ the student's commitment of time and practice after the completion of any course of study at The Shoe College. Some students may not complete their projects within the time allotted.

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NEW! INTRO TO HAND LASTED SNEAKERS (6 day course) $1975(US)
LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
TUITION: $1975 (US funds) All materials included.
COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introductory class is appropriate for Intermediate/Advanced levels.
Students create a made to measure slip on sandal using traditional hand crafting techniques and tools.
Conducted in a working shoe lab, a limit of 1-2 students per class assures the utmost in personalized attention
in this 100% hands-on lab experience.

Topics included in this class are:
-Introduction to Foot anatomy
-Foot measuring
-Introduction to lasts
-Introduction to tools and equipment
-Introduction to uppers and upper materials
-Introduction to soles and soling materials
-Introduction to upper cutting and configuration
-Introduction to assembly techniques (glueing, cobbling)
-Introduction to finishing and fitting
-Introduction to cost analysis
-simple photo shoot

Included in this class:
-Information packet w/ measuring sheets, list of supplies and suppliers and other pertinent information
-Choice of uuper materials (leather and non-leather), soling and supplies to make one pair of sneakers
(based on what is available in the labs at the time of the course)
-All use of tools and equipment while at the shoe lab is included.

CURRENT COMPLETE SCHEDULES CLICK ON THE LINK:   https://www.localendar.com/public/TheShoeCollege


We gladly accept Mastercard/Visa/Paypal or check or money order made out to your instructor.
Due to limited space, tuition must be paid in full to reserve your class. Tuition is non refundable.
*The Shoe College Classes, Courses and Programs are a non-accredited vocational fast-track hands-on experience
where class size is limited to 1-2 people thus ensuring the maximum personalized attention by the master designer/maker teaching your program.
from our working designer/shoemaker instructors.
No promise or guarantee regarding the outcome of any student's project is implied since results are solely
determined by a student's individual inherant talents, skill level and/or prior experience.
The Shoe College's programs are intended to impart valuable lab experience and knowledge regarding many aspects
of quality, hand-lasted construction and other important aspects of the shoe trades that students can build upon
after attending.

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