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If You Can See it, You Can Make It! Find The Shoe Maker In YOU! (1)

If You Can See it, You Can Make It! Find The Shoe Maker In YOU! (1)

Time & Location

Westview Maker Space 1554 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA

About Event

If You Can See It In Your Head, You Can Make Iti

Philogene Vilmar, Master Cobbler & Instructor

This 6 week workshop is for you to learn how to make your own shoes of your choice. This class is for everyone from beginners to advanced artisans.

For those who cannot do 6 hour days, Sat. 10am-1pm (3hrs. is required) along with a registration consultation to coordinate a week day morning or evening for the remaining 3 hours.

6-week Class Details:

Classes will be held Saturday mornings 10am to 4pm.


You will learn how to take foot measurements, how to draw your shoe design and how to use a last and tools. At the end of this 1st class you will created your paper pattern and attached it to a last.


You will cut your leathers from your pattern, and get them them prepared to sew, and stitch. You will then learn how to use the machines


You will complete the upper part of your design.


You will start lasting your uppers. First the lining, then the uppers, in between you will put toe puffs and heel counters.


You will a sole your shoes. It can be a pre-made sole unit, or you can stack your own.


Make finishing touches to your design. If you already completed your project, you can use this day to start planning your next one.

Materials included:

Midsoles, Shanks, Toe Puffs, Heel counters. Upper and lining leathers available in the studio are also included for your pair, as well as variety of insole and outsole materials.

Price: $2000 ($333.35 per week, Non-members)

$1800 ($300 per week, Members)

Private lessons also available call (404) 492-1087 to inquire.

Membership Information

Click here to register

Use either Paypal.me/WestviewMakersMarket or $BaobabtreePhil to make payments

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