The Art and Business of Shoemaking

  • Author: Anthony Sule
  • Level: Beginner
  • Modules: 5
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Course overview
"Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally” - Christian Louboutin. This elevated mind begins with the design and creation process. It is designed for people who are interested in exploring the footwear industry, and I will teach you how to make quality shoes that translate to profit. 
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  • Certificate: Yes
Is it your desire to refresh your style with a pair of shoes or do you have a passion for beautifying the feet of people? If you want to learn how to makes shoes for yourself or others, then this is the course for you. This course covers the art and business aspects of shoe making. You will learn the strategic processes and tools you can adopt to develop shoe design concepts. 

It covers the step-by-step basics of shoemaking and construction, and shows how to design patterns and construct different styles of shoes such as the Two-strap slipper, the Birkenstock slippers etc. You will learn how to work with leather and welt the soles for the footwear. You will realize what a shoe last is and how to use it to create shoe patterns. 
You'll learn:
  • The process of design thinking
  • How to construct a Two-strap slipper and a Birkenstock slipper
  • How to tape a shoe last
  • How to welt the sole of the shoe

Happy Learning.

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Anthony Sule

Anthony Sule is a fashion entrepreneur based in Abuja. He is the CEO and Quality Control Officer of Antoine Collections, a fash-tech footwear company that produces bespoke and ready to wear footwear for the Nigerian Millennial. He has a distinct passion for enhancing the lifestyle of the Nigerian millennial, as such gets deeply involved in programs that would help achieve this goal. 
Patrick Jones - Course author