Footwear Bespoke Courses
This master class will enable delegates to understand all the stages of pattern cutting, from cutting through to analysing and labelling pattern parts.
De Montfort University's department of Fashion and Textiles has over 40 years experience in the international footwear design industry. They have worldwide links with the footwear industry, and excellent specialist studio facilities.
Recent graduates from the full Degree in Footwear Design (BA) are working as designers, buyers or agents for companies such as Gucci, Red or Dead, Gina, Morgan, Lacoste, and Paul Smith, both in the UK and overseas.
Structure and content
This master class includes:
- How we walk
- Analysing feet
- Foot measurement
- Producing a bespoke last, made to measure
- Creating bespoke patterns
- Bespoke shoe making practises and techniques
- Hand finishing
This one day footwear pattern cutting master class will provide delegates with a solid base knowledge of the processes of bespoke footwear.
Who the course is for
- Footwear Designers
- Footwear makers
Recommended prior knowledge
It is recommended that delegates have prior shoe and/or technical knowledge.
Key learning outcomes
The key learning outcomes of the master class are:
- Foot function
- Bespoke pattern making
- Bespoke shoe making
- Shoe finishing
What you will achieve
Delegates attending this master class will be given a Certificate of Attendance, and will gain an understanding and knowledge of bespoke footwear production and practises.
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