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march, 2021

03mar10:00 am6:00 pmMankato MakerSpaceShoe Making: 4 Day Course 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave., MankatoCategories:Classes & Education,Hobby, Craft, & Making


Event Details

In this 4 day course, Pegeen will instruct students to make their own custom-fit ankle boots. This is a very exciting class where you’ll get the opportunity to use the big shoe-making machines alongside the flatbed sewing machine. what a unique and fun experience to be making your own custom pair of boots! Register here.

It’s $425 is for the whole course, which includes all materials to make one pair of ankle-high shoes/boots. The course will be carried out on 4 consecutive days ( please bring your own sack lunch) Please be contact Pegeen ASAP so she will know how much material to order. Max class size 4 people.

Course Schedule:

Day 1

  • Introductions
  • Cut out insoles, midsoles and welts
  • Create individual molds
  • Pour plaster
  • Safety and machine operation

Day 2

  • Smooth and shape lasts
  • Draw pattern pieces on lasts
  • Remove individual pattern pieces
  • Create final pattern pieces
  • Cut pieces from leather
  • Sew uppers

Day 3

  • Last uppers
  • Glue upper to midsole with welt
  • Trimming and leveling
  • Remove last and insole
  • Stitch upper to midsole

Day 4

  • Cut outsole
  • Stitch outsole to welt
  • Add heals
  • Trim and burnish soles


(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Mankato Makerspace

1700 3rd Ave., Mankato

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

march 4th, 2021 10:00 ammarch 5th, 2021 10:00 am