Intro to DIY Shoemaking with Jean Barberis
Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)
Brooklyn, United States
An Introduction to DIY Shoemaking with Jean Barberis.
Learn how to design and make a pair of simple stylish shoes.
You'll learn the basics of shoemaking as Jean leads you through the basic steps involved in making a pair of shoes by hand:
Design, cutting, assembly, lasting and soling.
This afternoon is an introductary workshop, and we will follow up with a full-blown, hands-on workshop in the summer where you will have the chance to make your own pair of shoes, from the ground up! Participants in this intro workshop will recieve a discounted price on the in depth course, coming in July or August 2013.
About Jean Barberis:
I'm a maker, an artist, and Flux Factory's artistic Director.
I'm far from a professional, traditional shoemaker. I'm completely self-taught and I believe in sharing skills and learning by teaching.
When & Where
The Gowanus Studio Space