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Sandal Making Workshop

  • Gravel and Gold 3266 21st St San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Sandal Making Workshop
with Rachel Corry
Saturday, July 18, 11:00AM-6:00PM (with an hour break for lunch)
Gravel and Gold, 3266 21st Street San Francisco, 415-552-0112
$220 includes all materials
Please pre-register at tomra@gravelandgold.com or 415-552-0112
http://gravelandgold.com/collections/events/products/sandalmaking-workshop

Learn to make leather sandals for your own feet!  

We’ll explore every step of the sandal-making process, starting off by customizing trusted patterns to suit your own feet and design preferences. Then we’ll cut and assemble natural vegetable-tanned leather, paying close attention to fit. Next we’ll attach the layers to a foam-rubber sole that will mold beautifully to the curves of your feet over time. You'll leave the final class with your ready-to-wear sandals and they'll develop a darker patina as you wear them!

Rachel will provide 3 general sandal styles to choose from: a tying sandal, toe slide sandal, or a buckling sandal.

Simple sandal-making is a great way to get into DIY shoemaking of all kinds. After this workshop, you’ll be able to replicate the process at home with only a few simple tools.