Instructor Molly Grant will give a brief history of the Cordwainer Shop, founded in 1925 in New Hampshire. Using original tin patterns from the 1920s, students will learn basic pattern-making. From start to finish, this process is 100% hands-on shoe work.
Instructor: Molly Grant
Class Length: Four day
Date: Thursday — Saturday, May 2—4: 9am — 5pm; Sunday, May 5: 10am — 2pm
No. of Students: Minimum 3, Maximum 12
Tools: Details to come.
Description: Students choose from an array of leathers to create a pair of shoes made to their exact foot measurement. From cutting the leather, lacing the uppers together and culminating with hand-lacing the soles to the uppers, Cordwainer shoes are unique in the world of shoemaking. The final product leaves the students feeling amazed and proud of their unique shoes.
Shoemaking with Molly Grant, Cordwainer Shop
Class fee: $650 Materials: $250