Sandal Making: Platforms
This is an introductory level workshop to platform sandal making. Gain an understanding of how sandals are handcrafted, and make your own pair of leather sandals along side local artisans.
Meet your instructor:
Tal de Guzman is the founder of and designer at Risque Designs, and an instructor at the College of Saint Benilde.
Projects: (1) One pair of leather sandals with adjustable straps
Topics and Techniques:
- Sandal Making Basics
- Choosing a shoe last for your size
- Tracing, cutting and assembling the upper
- Preparing your insoles and outsoles
- Lasting your shoes
- Attaching the soles
- Adding lining
- Finishing your shoes
All materials will be provided at the studio. No need to bring anything.