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Chukka Boot @ Klum House | March 2019

February 28 @ 9:00 am - March 3 @ 5:00 pm

$367.50 ā€“ $735


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This is a 4-day shoe making class in which we will all build a custom pair of internal stitchdown chukka boots with cushioned Goodyear outsoles.

In this class we begin by making a casting of your foot (they will truly be custom built), then move on to patterning and leather selection, cutting and skiving, stitching and assembly. We will be using industrial walking foot sewing machines in this class to assemble the uppers. Some sewing machine experience is helpful but not required. Once the upper and sole are attached, we move on to closure, finishing, and finally, attaching and trimming the soles.

We cover a wide assortment of leather working techniques and tools in these classes, but at the heart of what Iā€™m really sharing are a few simple methods of attaching upper to sole. The design or style of the upper is kind of secondary here; once you understand how to attach upper to sole on this pair, you are free to let imagination run wild on your next!

These are my comfortable, everyday, around-town and work boots.

This pair of shoes could easily last you for the rest of your life if well taken care of!

Space is limited to 5 students per class, and they fill quickly.


February 28 @ 9:00 am
March 3 @ 5:00 pm
$367.50 ā€“ $735
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Klum House
3808 N Williams Avenue, #132
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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