STACE FULWILER
HANDMADE LEATHER SANDALS / OAKLAND CALIFORNIA
 Start with a stiff leather sole, cut to your size.  Using water, shape the sole to your arch and attach a stacked leather heel

Sandal Making Process

The Steps of Sandal Making

 Start with a stiff leather sole, cut to your size.  Using water, shape the sole to your arch and attach a stacked leather heel

Start with a stiff leather sole, cut to your size.  Using water, shape the sole to your arch and attach a stacked leather heel

 Try on sample sandals to help you decide which sandals to make, then select leather for your sandal insoles and straps

Try on sample sandals to help you decide which sandals to make, then select leather for your sandal insoles and straps

 I'll bring many different colors + textures of leather to choose from

I'll bring many different colors + textures of leather to choose from

 Using rulers, strap-cutters, serrated scissors and cardboard patterns, you'll cut out your leather soles and straps...

Using rulers, strap-cutters, serrated scissors and cardboard patterns, you'll cut out your leather soles and straps...

 Then cut slots in the soles and insert the leather straps

Then cut slots in the soles and insert the leather straps

 Once your straps are in, you'll adjust them to fit to your feet

Once your straps are in, you'll adjust them to fit to your feet

 Glue your straps and your insoles, affixing them to your leather sole 

Glue your straps and your insoles, affixing them to your leather sole 

 Workshops are a small group so I can give everyone personal attention throughout the sandal making process

Workshops are a small group so I can give everyone personal attention throughout the sandal making process

 Add brass tacks

Add brass tacks

 Add finishing touches...

Add finishing touches...

 Laces or buckles...

Laces or buckles...

 Voilà! Your first pair of handmade leather sandals

Voilà! Your first pair of handmade leather sandals