Shoemaking #001: Introduction

Brooklyn Shoe Space

Price:
$75 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jan 29, 10:00am - 11:30am

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Location:
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
224 Roebling Street
Btwn S2 and S3
Brooklyn, New York 11249
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this shoemaking class:

This class is a 1.5-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials and how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be so motivated to create your designs.

Important Things to Note:


It is a requirement for all the Intensive 3-day or 5 day workshops. For other footwear courses, it is highly recommended to take this course as it covers a lot about footwear.

Q&A

Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?
A: 
No, but you will have time to catch up with the teacher. You can coordinate to come to the next session available. 1 week advance notice is necessary for any changes.

Q: Is a certificate of completion available to me after completing their class?
A: Yes

Q: Is a professional certificate available to me after completing their class?
A: No

Q: Can I take home what I make in this class?
A: Yes

Q: Is this class hands on?
A: Yes

Q: Is there anything else I should be aware of to be prepared for class?
A: Yes, bringing notebooks and ideas applicable to the class would be great.
Brooklyn Shoe Space does not accept refunds. You can reschedule another date for the class you missed.
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10 blocks from L train Bedford Avenue stop, and 6 blocks from J/M train Marcy Avenue Stop.
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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 11:30am TBD 1 $75
10:00am - 11:30am TBD 1 $75
10:00am - 11:30am TBD 1 $75

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Reviews of Classes at Brooklyn Shoe Space

(147 Reviews)
8/21/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Shoemaking #001: Introduction
Really bad. We just measured our feet. They should've given a better overview of the shoe making process

7/24/2017
Suna A.

Attended: Shoemaking #001: Introduction
I attended the class with much enthusiasm and excitement to learn the initial processes or at least thinking that goes into shoemaking but I left somewhat dismayed as the only thing of value I learned in an hour and a half was how to measure my feet. I would recommend that perhaps more thought is put into introducing the concepts of shoe making with samples that are set up on the table for students to see instead of watching the instructor looking for misplaced items. The instructor Keiko is really sweet but I'm used to more structure and valuable information being shared in a course I pay for, not waiting and wondering.

3/15/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Shoemaking #001: Introduction
Like the class and content! I do wish that the explanation was more forthcoming... I would have signed up for the whole day if I knew more about the intro topics

10/6/2016
Blagovesta M.

Attended: Shoemaking #001: Introduction
Keiko is an excellent instructor, she has knowledge and experience to help you start your journey on shoemaking path. This first class is intended to give you an idea of specific terminology, tool to measure the size and overall glance on the shoe from inside out. The atmosphere was very friendly and we all had a chance to see how this craft is built- from the "software" part as knowledge and experience to the "hardware " part as all machines, tools and materials needed. Excellent start for me!

9/26/2016
ANUM Y.

Attended: Shoemaking #001: Introduction
I enjoyed the class. It was really informative, well structured and precise.

School: Brooklyn Shoe Space

 

Brooklyn Shoe Space's mission is to offer a fully equipped studio space for shoemakers, to be a reliable resource for shoe designers, to encourage creativity in our community through fun educational programming, and to make shoemaking accessible to a wider audience.  

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