Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - FLAT Sandals!  Saturday Sept 2 2017
Sep
2
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - FLAT Sandals! Saturday Sept 2 2017

Join me at the MacArthur Annex courtyard  (home of my studio along with many other local creative people) for a day of sandal making.  If you've every wanted to learn shoe making, or simply want to spend a day working with your hands making something you can actually wear (!) this workshop is for you.  

No prior experience is necessary; I will walk you through every step of the process.  We will use all my tools and materials, and you will have your choice of leather from the many different hides in my studio.

During the workshop, you will learn how to make your very own pair of customized sandals made entirely from leather.  We will use leather soles, leather heels (about 1/2" high) and leather uppers.  You'll get hands-on experience using these unique materials.  We will use the best quality leather (many colors!) to create sandals that are comfortable and will last a very long time. You will use your own feet to determine fit and design, and you'll use your own style preferences to inspire and refine the details. The designs on my website are a good idea of the examples of work you will create in the workshop, though you can also create other simple styles that you are inspired by (more examples are shown on my instagram feed)

After this workshop, you'll have the knowledge to continue sandal making if you so desire.  You'll leave with your custom made sandals and an outline of everything we learned in the workshop, including list of local businesses that sell leather and shoe making supplies.

Workshop is limited to 7 people to allow for lots of individual attention

Details:

When: Saturday, September 2 2017

Where: MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street, Oakland CA 94609

Time: 11am - 5pm.  Some of you might finish early or a bit later.  We will take about 30 min for a lunch break

What to bring: water bottle, sun hat/sunscreen, comfortable clothing to work in, and photos/drawings/sandals that inspire you.  Bring a lunch if you like, though Arthur Mac's Beer Garden is steps away and has pizza/salads

Cost: $200 includes instruction + all materials. Sign up Here!

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Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - HEELED sandals! Sunday Sept 3 2017
Sep
3
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - HEELED sandals! Sunday Sept 3 2017

I'm currently pretty obsessed with the mid-heel sandals I've been making.  At 1 3/4" they are walkable and comfortable and add just the right amount of lift.  If you'd like to learn how to make the perfect pair for yourself, join me at the MacArthur Annex courtyard  (home of my studio along with many other local creative people) for a Sunday sandal making workshop!  If you've every wanted to learn shoe making, or simply want to spend a day working with your hands making something you can actually wear (!) this workshop is for you.  

No prior experience is necessary; I will walk you through every step of the process.  We will use all my tools and materials, and you will have your choice of leather from the many different hides in my studio.  The heels we will use in class will be pre-cut by me beforehand.

During the workshop, you will learn how to make your very own pair of customized sandals made entirely from leather.  We start with shaping the leather soles, then designing + assembling the leather uppers. You will learn how to attach the wooden heel to the sole, and you'll choose how to create your sandals from the many choices of leather (lots of colors!) in my studio.

You will use your own unique feet to determine fit and design, and you'll use your own style preferences to inspire and refine the details. The designs on my website are a good idea of the examples of work you can create in the workshop, though so much more is possible!  Come prepared with inspiration (and more heel examples are shown on my instagram)

After this workshop, you'll have the knowledge to continue sandal making if you so desire.  You'll leave with your custom made sandals and an outline of everything we learned in the workshop, including list of local businesses that sell leather and shoe making supplies.

Workshop is limited to 7 people to allow for lots of individual attention

Details:

When: Sunday, September 3 2017

Where: MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street, Oakland CA 94609

Time: 11am - 5pm.  Some of you might finish early or a bit later.  We will take about 30 min for a lunch break

What to bring: water bottle, sun hat/sunscreen, comfortable clothing to work in, and photos/drawings/sandals that inspire you.  Bring a lunch if you like, though Arthur Mac's Beer Garden is steps away and has pizza/salads

Cost: $230 includes instruction + all materials. Sign up Here!

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Sandal Making at my Studio, Sunday August 6th 2017
Aug
6
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making at my Studio, Sunday August 6th 2017

Join me at the MacArthur Annex courtyard  (home of my studio along with many other local creative people) for a day of sandal making.  If you've every wanted to learn shoe making, or simply want to spend a day working with your hands building something both beautiful and utilitarian, this workshop is for you.  

No prior experience is necessary; I will walk you through every step of the process.  We will use all the tools, materials, and many different types of leather in my studio.

During the workshop, you will learn how to make your very own pair of customized sandals made entirely from leather.  We will use leather soles, leather heels, and leather uppers and you will learn how to work with these unique materials.  We will use the best quality leather to create sandals that are comfortable and will last a very long time! You will use your own feet to figure out the fit and design, and you'll use your own style preferences to inspire and refine the details. We will use the designs on my website as a jumping off point, though you can also create other simple styles that you are inspired by.

After this workshop, you'll have the knowledge to continue sandal making if you so desire, and I will provide you with an outline of everything we learned in the workshop including list of local businesses that sell leather and shoe making supplies.

Details:

When: Sunday, August 6th 2017

Where: MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street, Oakland CA 94609

Time: 11am - 5pm.  Some of you might finish early or a bit later.  We will take about 30 min for a lunch break

What to bring: water bottle, sun hat/sunscreen, comfortable clothing to work in, and photos/drawings/sandals that inspire you!  Bring a lunch if you like, though Arthur Mac's is steps away and has pizza/salads

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Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - Sunday June 25 2017
Jun
25
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - Sunday June 25 2017

Join me at the MacArthur Annex courtyard  (home of my studio along with many other local creative people) for a day of sandal making!  If you've every wanted to learn shoemaking, or simply want to spend a day working with your hands building something both beautiful and utilitarian, this workshop is for you.  

No prior experience is necessary; I will walk you through every step of the process and provide all the tools, materials, and many different types of leather.  

During the workshop, you will learn how to make your very own pair of customized leather sandals.  We will use leather soles, leather heels, and leather uppers.  We use the best quality materials to create sandals that are comfortable and will last a very long time! You will use your own feet to figure out the fit and design, and you'll use your own style preferences to inspire the details. We will use the designs on my website as a jumping off point, though you can also create other simple styles that you are inspired by.

After this workshop, you'll have the knowledge to continue sandal making if you so desire, and I will provide you with a list of local businesses that sell leather and shoe making supplies.

Details:

When: Sunday, June 25th  2017

Where: MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street, Oakland CA 94609

Time: 11am - 5pm.  Some of you might finish early or a bit later.  We will take about 30 min for a lunch break

What to bring: water bottle, comfortable clothing to work in, and photos/drawings/sandals that inspire you!  Bring a lunch if you like, though Arthur Mac's is steps away and has pizza/salads

Cost: $200 sign up in the shop

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Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - Sunday June 18 2017
Jun
18
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex - Sunday June 18 2017

By popular demand - another sandal making workshop added this weekend!  Deadline to sign up is Thursday, June 15th. 

Join me at the MacArthur Annex courtyard  (home of my studio along with many other local creative people) for a day of sandal making!  If you've every wanted to learn shoemaking, or simply want to spend a day working with your hands building something both beautiful and utilitarian, this workshop is for you.  

No prior experience is necessary; I will walk you through every step of the process and provide all the tools, materials, and many different types of leather.  

During the workshop, you will learn how to make your very own pair of customized leather sandals.  We will use leather soles, leather heels, and leather uppers.  We use the best quality materials to create sandals that are comfortable and will last a very long time! You will use your own feet to figure out the fit and design, and you'll use your own style preferences to inspire the details. We will use the designs on my website as a jumping off point, though you can also create other simple styles that you are inspired by.

After this workshop, you'll have the knowledge to continue sandal making if you so desire, and I will provide you with a list of local businesses that sell leather and shoe making supplies.

Details:

When: Sunday, June 18th  2017

Where: MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street, Oakland CA 94609

Time: 11am - 5pm.  Some of you might finish early or a bit later.  We will take about 30 min for a lunch break

What to bring: water bottle, comfortable clothing to work in, and photos/drawings/sandals that inspire you!  Bring a lunch if you like, though Arthur Mac's is steps away and has pizza/salads

Cost: $200 sign up in the shop

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Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex June 17 2017
Jun
17
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making at MacArthur Annex June 17 2017

Join me in my very first workshop in the MacArthur Annex courtyard, home of my studio along with many other local creative people.  Pizza (gluten free and vegan options available) at Arthur Mac's is just steps away, as is coffee from Subrosa!  So no need to bring a lunch :)

In this one-day workshop, you will learn how to make your very own pair of customized leather sandals.  No prior experience is necessary; I will walk you through every step of the process and provide all the tools, materials, and many different types of leather.  

You will use your own feet to create a perfectly fitting sandal, and your own style preferences to inspire the sandal design (or you can just pick a design from my website to replicate)

After this workshop, you'll have the knowledge to continue sandal making if you so desire, and I will provide you with a list of local businesses that sell sandal making supplies.

Details:

When: Saturday, June 17th 2017

Where: MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street, Oakland CA 94609

Time: 11am - 5pm.  Some of you might finish early or a bit later.  We will take about 30 min for a lunch break

What to bring: water bottle, comfortable clothing to work in, and photos/drawings/sandals that inspire you!

Cost: $200 sign up in the shop

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Sandal Making Workshop at Make Smith, Santa Barbara, May 6 2017
May
6
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making Workshop at Make Smith, Santa Barbara, May 6 2017

Sandal season is upon us! It’s time for a new pair. If you’ve ever wanted to make your own sandals, join us on Saturday, May 6th for a day of sandal making.  No prior experience necessary, I will teach you everything you need to know!  Both men and women are welcome to attend.

In a 6 hour workshop, I'll teach you how to make a pair of leather sandals, using your own feet for the fit and your own design for the style (or pick a design to make from my website).  I’ll provide the instruction, the tools, the materials and many different types of leather to choose from.  By the end of class you will have made your own pair of leather sandals!  You will also learn some basic leather-working techniques and you’ll leave with a handout outlining sandal making basics, including places to source materials in California.

Details:

Deadline: Sign up by May 1!

When: Saturday, May 6 2017

Where: Make Smith Leather Co.  117 West De La Guerra St, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Time: 11am - 5pm.  We will take about 30 min for lunch

What to bring: comfortable clothes to work in, water, snacks, and photos/drawings/sandals that you are inspired by

Cost: $250 sign up here!

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SOLD OUT Sandal Making Workshop, April 1st at Sarah Owen Studio
Apr
1
11:00am11:00am

SOLD OUT Sandal Making Workshop, April 1st at Sarah Owen Studio

Our March 12th workshop sold out quickly so we scheduled another!

Join me in the beautiful loft of Sarah Owen Studio, a beautiful studio/showroom loft right off Piedmont Avenue.  Class will run from 11am - 5pm.  During that time, I'll walk you through making a new pair of leather sandals.  No previous experience is necessary and class is limited to 6 students to allow for plenty of individual attention for each student.  The styles on my website are a good reference to the types of sandals you can expect to create, though modifications and customizations are always welcome!  We will be making sandals with a stacked leather heel, about 0.5" high.  

I'll bring many different leather colors and textures & buckles and rivets to choose from.  If you've ever wanted to learn a new craft of simply create the pair of sandals you've been dreaming about, this class is for you.  If you want to continue sandal making beyond the class, I can direct you to several local resources to help you get started. 

After class you will have your very own self-made pair of sandals!  I'll take them to my studio to sand down the edges, and they will be ready for pickup the following day.  My studio is located steps away from the MacArthur Bart station at 644 40th street.

Details:

Place:  Sarah Owen Studio, 3403 Piedmont Avenue #401, Oakland, CA

Time: 11am - 5pm.  We will take ~30 minutes for lunch

Date: Saturday April 1, 2017

What to bring: comfortable clothes to work in, any sandals you're inspired by, and lunch/snacks

Cost: $200, includes all materials . 

Sign up Here!

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SOLD OUT Sandal Making Workshop, March 11th at Sarah Owen Studio
Mar
11
11:00am11:00am

SOLD OUT Sandal Making Workshop, March 11th at Sarah Owen Studio

Spring is around the corner, let's celebrate by making yourself a new pair of sandals!  Join me in the beautiful loft of Sarah Owen Studio, a beautiful studio/showroom loft right off Piedmont Avenue.  Class will run from 11am - 5pm.  During that time, I'll walk you through making a new pair of leather sandals.  No previous experience is necessary and class is limited to 6 students to allow for plenty of individual attention for each student.  The styles on my website are a good reference to the types of sandals you can expect to create, though modifications and customizations are always welcome!  I'll bring many different leather colors and textures & buckles and rivets to choose from.  If you've ever wanted to learn a new craft of simply create the pair of sandals you've been dreaming about, this class is for you.  If you want to continue sandal making beyond the class, I can direct you to several local resources to help you get started. 

After class you will have your very own self-made pair of sandals!  I'll take them to my studio to finish the edges, and they will be ready for pickup the following day.  My studio is located steps away from the MacArthur Bart station at 644 40th street.

Details:

Place:  Sarah Owen Studio, 3403 Piedmont Avenue #401, Oakland, CA

Time: 11am - 5pm.  We will take ~30 minutes for lunch

Date: Saturday March 11th, 2017

What to bring: comfortable clothes to work in, any sandals you're inspired by, lunch/snacks

Cost: $200, includes all materials . 

Sign up Here!

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Sandal Making Workshop at Make Smith Leather Company in Santa Barbara, CA
Oct
8
11:00am11:00am

Sandal Making Workshop at Make Smith Leather Company in Santa Barbara, CA

Come learn to make sandals at Make Smith Leather Company in Santa Barbara, CA! During 6 hours of hands-on work, you can create one of the designs on my website - deviations and modifications are always possible and encouraged! After the workshop, you will have some new skills and your self-made, custom sandals.  No prior experience is necessary; we’ll walk through the process together.  

You will also choose your heel height: either hand-made Alder wood heels that are about 1.75” high (walkable and add a little lift), or a classic low stacked-leather heel.  I'll bring many types and colors of leather for you to use, and Make Smith Leather Co. will have all the tools we will need to complete our project. 

In learning to construct your pair of sandals, you'll also learn basic leather working tips + techniques. If you would like to use your new skills to continue making sandals after this workshop, I can point you to some good resources in California.  Both men and women are welcome to attend.

Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, October 5th

THE DETAILS

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Time: 11am-5pm. We will take a short break for lunch.  Some of you may finish early, and some may finish a little later

Where: Make Smith Leather Co.  117 W. De La Guerra St, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.  805-699-6296

Price: $280  sign up through the shop!

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sandal workshop at Ctrl + Shift Collective
Sep
10
11:00am11:00am

sandal workshop at Ctrl + Shift Collective

Come learn to make sandals in this one-day workshop! If you’ve ever wanted to create the perfect sandal for your feet, this class will show you exactly how.  No prior experience necessary, we'll ‘walk’ through every step of the process together.  You can choose the heel height: I've recently been wearing my handmade wooden heels nonstop, they are very comfortable, walkable, and very make-able! They are about 1.75” high. If heels aren’t your thing, you can also choose to make a classic 0.5" stacked leather heel sandal.  

These workshops are always loads of fun, and I'm especially excited to host this one at the gallery space at ctrl + shift in Oakland, a really great collective of all-women artists whom I'm happy to also know as friends.  We will raid my leather collection (lots of colors!), use all my tools + supplies (all materials included), and try on sample sandals to help you decide which style you’d like to create.  Check out my website stacefulwiler.com for examples of styles you can create.  If you have something specific in mind, I can also help you make other simple styles as well. If you already have a vision of what you would like to make, come prepared with photos or drawings so I can assist you in the pattern making process. 

In learning to construct your pair of sandals, you will also learn basic leather working tips & techniques, and get acquainted with the tools and supplies used in shoemaking.  After this workshop, you’ll have your own self-made pair of sandals AND the knowledge to continue making sandals, if you so desire!  Both men and women welcome to attend.

Where: ctrl+shift collective, 1340 34th street, Oakland.  Website: http://ctrlshftcollective.com/

When: Saturday, September 10 2016, 11 - 5, we will take 30 min lunch break

Class fee: $220

sign up by emailing contact@stacefulwiler.com !

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sandal making workshop at Social Studies
Aug
14
11:00am11:00am

sandal making workshop at Social Studies

Learn how to design and make a custom pair of wooden-heel leather sandals for yourself in Social Studies' sunny backyard.  Together we will complete the entire process of hand-making a pair of leather sandals. You can choose a very comfortable & walkable handmade wooden block heel or make a pair with a classic low heel.  After class you will have the knowledge to continue sandal making for yourself or your loved ones, plus a pair of sandals you made, customized by you and fit to your own feet.

Have a look my sandals to see examples of styles you can learn to create in class.  I will bring several leather types & colors for you to choose from.

What to bring to class: any sandals with design elements you would like to replicate, photos or drawings for inspiration, and hands that are ready to work!  Both men and women are welcome to attend.

Sign up by calling Social Studies at 510-990-6696

Included in class: all materials

Date & time: Sunday August 14th, noon - 6pm. We will take ~30 minutes for a lunch break

Price is $220

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sandal making workshop at Neighbor
Aug
16
11:00am11:00am

sandal making workshop at Neighbor

Learn how to design & make a custom pair of leather sandals for yourself in the lovely backyard space at Neighbor on Piedmont Avenue, Oakland.  In class we will complete the entire process of hand-making a pair of leather sandals that are fit to your own feet.  After this class you will have the knowledge to continue sandal making for yourself or your loved ones, plus a pair of sandals that you made!

Have a look at my sandals to see examples of the styles you can learn to create in this class, though you can customize your pair as much as you like.  I'll bring several leather types and colors to choose from.

What to bring to class: just your lovely self!  Feel free to bring in sandals you own for inspiration or sandals that have design elements you would like to incorporate into your pair.  Both men and women welcome to attend.

Included in class:

all materials :: we will take ~30min lunch break

Register by August 10 through email: contact@stacefulwiler.com

Neighbor  4200 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland CA. http://iloveneighbor.com/

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sandal making workshop at Starline Social Club
Aug
2
12:00pm12:00pm

sandal making workshop at Starline Social Club

Learn how to design & make a custom pair of leather sandals for yourself at the beautiful Starline Social Club in Oakland.  In class we will complete the entire process of hand-making a pair of leather sandals that are fit to your own feet.  After this class you will have the knowledge to continue sandal making for yourself or your loved ones, plus a pair of sandals that you made!

Have a look at my sandals to see examples of the styles you can learn to create in this class, though you can customize your pair as much as you like.  I'll bring several leather types and colors to choose from.

What to bring to class: just your lovely self!  Feel free to bring in sandals you own for inspiration or sandals that have design elements you would like to incorporate into your pair.  Both men and women welcome to attend!

Included in class:

all materials :: light lunch served ~ 230pm :: happy hour cocktail served ~ 600 pm

Register by July 30 through email: contact@stacefulwiler.com

Starline Social Club 645 W. Grand Avenue, Oakland CA  www.starlinesocialclub.com

 

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