COURSE IN BRIEF

1. INTRODUCTION AND ANATOMY 
This is where it starts, knowing what actually makes up footwear
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2. HAND TOOLS AND HOW TO USE THEM
In this Class, All the Basic Hand Tools for Leather Craft and Shoemaking are demonstrated, with instructions on how to use and care for them
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3. SANDAL CRAFTING.
Sandals are one of the most ancient forms of footwear and the simple foundation for learning how to make shoes. This class will guide you through all the steps required for making Hand Crafted Sandals.

4. PATTERN MAKING
Creating Accurate Patterns is required for efficient design and manufacturing of any product. This class reveals the hidden mysteries of pattern design & creation, in a simple and easy to understand 
5. BOTTOM WORK  - Outsoles
The Outsole is the part of the shoe that takes the most abuse and wear. Selecting the right materials is crucial to long wearing and repairable footwear. This class demonstrates how to take existing materials & create soles
6. UPPER WORK
There are several methods for constructing footwear, depending on the type of shoes you are making and the availability of equipment. This class demonstrates the most practical methods for the Craftsman


7. HAND LASTING TECHNIQUE 
Pulling the Leather Uppers over the Shoe Last is called Hand Lasting. Here is where the flat leather pieces take on a 3 dimensional form. This class shows you the Tricks of the Trade.



 8. FINISHING 
Finishing the Leather plays a crucial role in the appearance and marketability of the finished product. This class shows you how to transform your leather project to an irresistible work of art