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The two-day Shoemaking Workshop offers an unique experience to create your very own pair of shoes!

  • In this course you will learn to make a custom pattern for your foot and how to lay out the pattern on the leather.
  • Learn how to dye the leather and how to sew your shoe.
  • You will choose your colour (or combination of colours) and you can personalise your shoes with stamps and acrylic markers.
  • We will be using all hand tools and anyone can do it with a little strength (for cutting the leather/rubber and punching holes) and patience (sewing).
  • You will leave with a custom pair of your own handcrafted leather shoes, suggestions for sourcing tools and materials, and the skills to make your next pair of shoes! (And maybe some new friends!)

Would you like to have a Shoemaking Workshop in your town?

Contact me, I’ll be happy to run it! (min.5 max.8 people)


I found Veronika when I was trying to find custom made shoes for my wide feet. I’ve wanted to attend her classes for a while but distance is an issue so when Veronika announced an online class, I was delighted. I have no experience with leather but Veronika gave good step by step instructions. Buying a kit from Veronika made it easier for me to get started. I really enjoyed watching each class and carrying out the next part. I was so pleased with my finished shoes and managed to impress my teenagers that I’d made a pair of leather shoes! I’d highly recommend the course.

Helen Douglas

It had been ages I’d wanted to make a pair of shoes and that was just the perfect opportunity. Thoroughly enjoyed learning via the online videos, great support in the facebook group and fun live zoom calls. My first pair of shoes is amazing and that’s only the beginning!

Milka Panayotova