Shoemaking Course Online – Learn How to Make Shoes
I’ve been asked by many visitors to the site if we have an online shoe school program or shoemaking for beginners classes available at the Sneaker Factory. So here is our free course on how to make shoes!
We have pulled together an online curriculum of shoemaking
lessions in a sequence that will take you from the basics of shoe design and shoemaking to advanced material selection topics. While not is a real class room I think you will like our online sneaker scool. For shoemaking beginners we have a step-by-step guide so you can learn how to design shoes. This collection of shoemaking resources teaches shoemaking for beginners and students.
Our shoemaking school course is free! If want to learn how to make shoes you are in the right place! This short online course will cover the basics of shoe design and techniques for mass production and give you a firm grasp of shoemaking terminology, shoe patterns, and construction. The second half of the is a footwear development class. Our shoe making tutorial takes just a few hours to read. Welcome to the Sneaker Factory Online shoemaking school, let’s get started! We have taken great care to make learning easy! Throughout our articles you will see many shoemaking terms like “last” and “eyestay,” are highlighted in blue.
Part 1: Learn The Basics of Shoemaking
In this part of our shoemaking course, you will learn the basics of shoemaking and construction step-by-step. You will learn what a shoe last is and how it determines the shape of your shoe. More importantly, you will learn the parts of a shoe. If you want to learn how to make shoes…you are in the right place!
Part 2: Learn Shoe Construction Techniques
Now that you understand the basics we can move on to the details of shoe construction, shoe lasting, and what is inside the guts of your shoe. We will cover the two most popular styles of shoe construction: Cold Cement and Vulcanized construction.
Part 3: Learn How to Design Shoes
Once you have read through parts 1 and 2 you will have enough basic shoemaking knowledge to get started designing your shoe projects. In part 3 of the course, you will learn how to design shoes. In this part, we will review how to go about drawing shoes and how shoe patterns
Part 4: How to specify your Shoe Design
With your new design drawn up, let’s dig deeper and learn how to make a real factory ready shoe specification. A detailed shoe specification, (or Spec sheet,) will allow the shoe factory to create just what you are looking for. This footwear development class will teach you how to make your design “production” ready
Part 5: Continued Reading
There is always more to learn in the field of shoemaking! In this section of the course, we have a few more articles that will help you on your way to becoming