stitch your own leather espadrilles

thursday 20th june

6.30pm to 10pm

studio1, 9 bath buildings, bs6 5pt

£95 includes all materials

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In this 3 and a half hour workshop you will learn how make your own pair of luxury leather espadrilles. You will be able to choose from 4 different designs and a wide choice of coloured leather to create your own unique pair. This is a really fun workshop where you will learn lots of basic shoe making skills and end up with your own beautiful pair of handmade espadrilles!  In this class you will finish one shoe and be given a needle and enough thread to finish the other shoe at home.  

You will learn how to :

  • adjust the pattern to your feet

  • cut leather along a pattern with a scalpel

  • use a variety of traditional leatherwork tools

  • fix buckles and rivets

  • attach the leather upper to the jute soles using blanket stitch