Brisbane Workshop (weekend classes) | April 2021
Over two half days, spaced apart weekly, you will be guided through the process of making your own custom-fit sandals from The Shoe Camaraderie sandal range.
Class 1: Sunday, 11th April 2021 (11am - 4.30pm)
Class 2: Sunday, 18th April 2021 (11am - 4.30pm)
Outcome: Your own pair of custom-fit sandals!
Capacity: 6 makers
Start Time: 11am
Finish Time: 4.30pm
Bring: Your lovely self!
Wear: Just something comfy (you will be provided aprons)
We will start the class by measuring your feet and then use that information to create custom-fitting insole templates, as well as choose the right size shoe patterns for you. And, if needed, we can adjust the patterns specifically for your feet!
Once we've moved through all the sizing steps, we will make your insoles, a.k.a your foot bed!
For the second half of the day, we will trace and cut your leather, and depending on your chosen style, start to attach buckles, do a little hand-stitching, weave straps and whatever else is needed. This process is called 'closing the upper'.
To start off our second class, we will begin forming your sandals and you will see all your preparation come to life! You will attach the uppers (the part of the shoe that goes over the top of your foot) to your insoles in such a way that you are happy with the position and fit! This is a very forgiving process whereby you can attach, remove and reattach as much as needed! Some of you might even start this in the first class.
During the second half of the day we are going to do all the soling activities which consist of attaching the randing (the stitched border that goes around your shoe), the soles and heels! We will then smooth the edges of our sandals to finish them off!
By the end of the classes, you will leave with your very own sandals, plus the patterns and templates you created, as well as the corresponding online course for the style you made.
- Custom-fit made-by-you sandals!
- Custom Insole Template
- Online Course access for your chosen style so you don't forget anything!
And feeling pretty damn proud of yourself!!
To secure your spot in the class, just book online via this product page!
Once you have booked, you will receive an email with all the class information you need to know.
If there is a leather colour that you'd love to make your shoes in, but it's not listed on this page, feel free to get in touch in case something can be sourced for you!
If a new colour is made available, everyone who has booked in will be given the opportunity to change their choice.
You are welcome to change your sandal choice up until 2 weeks prior to the class commencement.
Each class will be held at KATM headquarters in East Brisbane. Address, parking and public transport information is provided in your booking confirmation email.