A great course for beginning shoemakers, 7-Day hands-on course covers the fundamentals of hand making shoes using stitchdown construction methods.
Shoemaking Courses Offered
- Stitchdown Or Turnout Shoes
- High Heel Fashion Shoemaking
- Fashion Shoemaking – Advanced Skills
- High Style Fashion Bootmaking
- Hiking Boots For Everyone
- Men’s Dress Shoes
- Men’s Advanced Shoemaking
- Western Bootmaking
3 week seminars and 60-day apprenticeships
- One-on-One Tutoring In All Styles
Teaching Philosophy & Methods
Teaching is all about the student. How a teacher expands him/her is the “magic”. Our philosophy of teaching shoemaking and our special teaching methods are closely linked. The creation of fashion shoes – all shoes for that matter – is a unique creative experience. Nearly 4 decades of instructing shoemaking firmly supports our belief that every student is creative even beyond what they can imagine!read more
Why Choose Bonney & Wills?
We are dedicated to providing complete hands-on shoemaking and shoe design courses.
As teachers, our first priority is to make your learning experience feel seamless and natural to you. Whether your class is a once in a time lifetime adventure or the start of a shoemaking career, we are here to totally support you at whatever level you choose.