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let's kick it! make your own sneakers

Time to add cobbler to your résumé, because we’re making our own sneakers in this course! Add some flare to your wardrobe with a totally unique quilted pair of sneaks. During class, students will learn shoemaking skills including how to install eyelets, make laces, quilt fabric with foam, and hand stitch the shoe body to the soles.  You may choose to make the high-rise, mid-rise or low-rise sneaker options.

Required Materials: 
- exterior fabric: 1/2 yd quilting cotton or canvas
- lining fabric: 1/2 yd quilting cotton or canvas
- accent fabric (laces): 1/3 yd of quilting cotton
- foam stabilizer: 1/2 yd of by annie's soft n’ stable

 Required Materials - you must purchase directly from Tandy Leather
- (1) sneaker kit - this kit comes with (outsoles + insoles)

- (1) sewing awl kit - this kit comes with one thread color, but if you want a different color, make sure you add that as well!

 Required Materials - you must purchase directly from Amazon
eyelet kit

Required Tools:
leather punch tool 
- hammer
- thimble
point turner tool
frixion pen

Cancellation Policy:
If you are unable to attend the class, a refund will only be provided if you notify us 72 hours in advance in writing by email, there is a waitlist for class, and we are able to fill your spot. Otherwise, a credit for a future class will be issued.

No refunds or credits will be provided if you notify us less than 72 hours in advance. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate Level
Materials Included: No
Instructor: Meg Bulthaupt

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
  • Tel: 908.232.0600
  • Email:
  • 361 South Avenue E.,
  • Westfield, NJ 07090