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High Heel Shoemaking Weekend Intensive

Sixsmith Workshop (6smith)

Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EST)

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Make a pair of mid to high heeled pumps in this intensive weekend course designed for the shoemaking novice.

This is a full-time weekend course meeting January 26th and 27th from 9am to 6pm with a one hour break for lunch. 

This course will give you a very solid technical foundation of all the parts of a women's shoe, and shoe construction techniques. 

You will learn:

  • Basic pattern making techniques.
  • How to choose proper materials.
  • Cutting your pattern.
  • Stitching the upper. 
  • Finishing the upper.
  • Lasting the upper. 
  • Adding toe puff and counter support in the shoe. 
  • Preparing and dying or coloring  the sole. 
  • Attaching a heel and heel cover.
  • Making and attaching a sock liner. 

    All materials are included in the cost of the course.  

and much more. 

As part of this course, you will receive a Sixsmith & Company Shoe Kit which includes everything you need to make six pairs of shoes. Your shoe kit includes:


  • -One pair of shoe lasts in your choice of size and style. 
  • -Six pairs of insole boards with embedded shanks. 
  • -6 pairs of heels matched to the height of the last. 
  • -6 pairs of counters and toe puffs matched to your shoe lasts. 
  • -One starter template for the upper, plus templates for the insole and counter cover, matched to your shoe last. 
  • -3 pairs of leather soles, and 3 pairs of polyurethane soles. 
  • -Master's Cement


Tuition for this workshop is $225. The material fee for the workshop is $250, which includes the discounted Shoe Kit so you can make more shoes after leaving the class. 

Have questions about High Heel Shoemaking Weekend Intensive? Contact Sixsmith Workshop (6smith)

When & Where

Sixsmith & Company
336 Baker Ave
Concord, MA 01742

Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EST)

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Sixsmith Workshop (6smith)

Sixsmith & Company makes shoes, provides resources to other shoemakers, and works with fashion designers to provide prototoytpes of their designs. 

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High Heel Shoemaking Weekend Intensive
Concord, MA Events Class

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