Brooklyn Shoe Space

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    Introduction to Shoe Making

    Christian Louboutin. Steve Madden. Chuck Taylor. Your name here? During this 2-hour introductory class, you’ll learn the beginner theory required to design and, eventually, make your own pair of shoes. You’ll cover a range of crucial topics, such as footwear structure, materials, and how to measure your feet. By the end of the class, you’ll feel motivated and equipped to move forward with your design ideas! So what are you waiting for? Come get inspired!
    Introduction to Shoe Making

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Get a thorough introduction to shoemaking from artsy experts who know their stuff
    • Cover topics such as footwear structures, materials, and basic design
    • Apply the knowledge you’ll gain during more advanced classes
    • Indulge in your love for fabulous footwear by learning the fundamentals required to make your own pair
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    Leather Slippers Making

    Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift, or you just want to take home a pair of slippers for yourself, this class is perfect for the budding artisan! In this 5 hour course, you’ll learn how to create a comfortable and stylish pair of vegetable-tanned leather slippers. Brooklyn Shoe Space will provide you with all of the materials you need, and your expert instructor will take you step-by-step through the construction of your foot wear. Practice hand-sewing leather and then learn other leather techniques that you can apply to more advanced shoe making courses! This is just one stop on your way to being an expert cobbler!
    Leather Slippers Making

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Construct your own personalized slippers, using a pattern and materials provided by Brooklyn Shoe Space
    • Learn how to hand-sew leather and other leather-working techniques that you can apply to various forms of fashion design
    • Have fun learning a new skill in a fun and welcoming environment
    • Jump on the path to becoming a world-famous footwear designer!
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    Sketch, Color, & CAD Shoe Design

    Have you ever walked a mile in another person’s shoes? It sounds like you need your own shoes, then! This spectacular class at Brooklyn Shoe Space will teach you what you need to know to make your own pair, so you’ll never have to borrow another person’s shoes again -- all empathy-related reasons aside. This 4-hour creative session will get you into the shoemaking groove. And this isn’t your grandfather’s cobbler-type shoe making, either -- this is high-tech, CAD designing. You’ll start by sketching designs, then you’ll add color, and then you’ll learn how to recreate those designs in digital form! After completion of this session, you’ll be ready to take Brooklyn Shoe Space’s Technical Packaging Course! And if you sign up for that, you’ll receive a complimentary Stiletto Palette Notebook! Doesn’t get much better than that.
    Sketch, Color, & CAD Shoe Design

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the first steps of shoe design: sketching, adding color, and uploading in CAD
    • Gain the skills needed to create your own awesome footwear
    • Get experience creating shoe blueprints in an extremely useful design program
    • Receive a Stiletto Palette notebook when you move on to the next course in the series
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    Shoe Pattern Making

    Some things never change! Though shoemaking has become digitized in many respects due to the use of programs like CAD for shoe structure creation, Pattern Making stubbornly remains a physical art. Come down to Brooklyn Shoe Space for a primer on pattern design, in which you’ll measure and cut entirely by hand to create the exterior of your perfect pair of shoes. This 3 hour class will teach you all of the pattern-making basics. Start by learning how to select colors and patterns that work well together. Then, learn how to measure, cut, and finally -- how to sew! During your first class you’ll work on upper patterns; during the second class, you'll finish the lining and work on the sole pattern. So let’s get to work, old soul!
    Shoe Pattern Making

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Learn how to make shoes patterns with assistance from an expert designer
    • Practice pattern and color selection, then learn how to measure, cut, and sew!
    • Finish most of an upper pattern in your first class, then complete the upper and the lining and sole in your second class
    • Get started on your journey to become a famous footwear designer
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    Sandal Making

    Christian Louboutin. Steve Madden. Chuck Taylor. Your name here? During this half-day course, you’ll learn how to make your own summer sandals from start to finish. In fact, you’ll walk out wearing your creations on your feet! The expert artisans at Brooklyn Shoe Space will walk you through the sandal-making process step by step. You’ll learn how to make sandals in a way that’ll allow you to make more by yourself at home! Get ready to make your debut as a creator of fabulous footwear!
    Sandal Making

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Learn how to make your own summer sandals from start to finish
    • Pick up the skills of a productive new hobby
    • Embrace your creative side as you experiment with shoe design
    • Walk out wearing your creations on your feet
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    Perfect Size Crossbody Bag Making

    “Get him a body bag, YEEEEAAAAHHHH!” Excuse me, make that a crossbody bag. And of the perfect size, no less. In this one day course, you’ll learn how to create an elegant and stylish crossbody handbag. It could be a perfect gift for a friend or loved one, or ! Brooklyn Shoe Space’s expert instructors, who happen to be artisan’s themselves, will teach you how to make the pattern, cut the leather, and prepare the stitches! You’ll also insert closures and other hardware before using an industrial machine to sew that baby up. Bring your family or friends along -- This is a great way to spend quality time with your fellow fashion enthusiasts, and you’ll walk out with a great gift! P.S. That was a Tommy quote above, in case you didn’t get the reference. : |
    Perfect Size Crossbody Bag Making

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Construct a crossbody handbag with the help of an expert artisan
    • Learn how to make a pattern for your bag and cut the leather
    • Practice preparing stitches and then using an industrial sewing machine to put your bag together
    • Spend quality time with friends, family, and fellow fashion enthusiasts
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    Exclusive Clutch Bag Class

    Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for a friend or loved one, or you just want to add a bag to your own collection, this course is perfect for you! Over 3 hours of discussion and hands-on participation, you’ll construct your own exclusive clutch bag! Your instructors, all expert artisans themselves, will walk you through step by step the process as you choose the leather, work with the patterns, cut and sew, and apply the straps and metal hardware. If you have questions at any point, they’ll be more than happy to assist you! And you’ll get to walk out class with your very own handmade clutch bag! Now THAT is clutch!
    Exclusive Clutch Bag Class

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Construct a clutch bag with the help of an expert artisan
    • Learn how to make a pattern for a bag and how to cut the leather
    • Practice preparing stitches and then use an industrial sewing machine to put your bag together
    • Spend quality time with friends or family over this unique course
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    Make Your Own Leather Tote Bag

    “Hey -- stop staring at my tote!” How many times have you heard that? Well if you like totes so much, why don’t you make your own? Brooklyn Shoe Space will teach you to make your very own tote bag while also introducing you to all sorts of sewing techniques. In this introductory class, you’ll be supplied with everything you need to make your very own reversible tote bag. Learn a skill that you can take with you everywhere you go. With your newfound sewing expertise, you can make all sorts of clothes to give as gifts or keep for yourself. It’s going to be tempting to NOT keep all the totes for yourself...
    Make Your Own Leather Tote Bag

    224 Roebling St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of sewing and make your own awesome leather tote bag
    • Walk out of class with a stylish and practical piece of your very own
    • Work alongside like-minded students with leather on their minds
    • Be the envy of all your friends with your handsome new tote
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