The Fine Art of Shoemaking: Squire Desert Boot with Molly Grant August 23-27, 2021

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Key Points:

*Choosing leathers and final design, fancy toe caps or heel fixings added for a fancier styled boot
*Students choose to hand sew boot top line or machine stitch
*Lesson on sewing with a portable industrial sewing machine
*Assembling the boot and hand sew to leather sole
*Lasting the boot with a rock-maple last (gives the boot the final “foot” shape)
*Trimming the sole edges on a portable finishing machine
*Waxing and burnishing sole edges to create a finished look
*Students make the sock liner and inscribe with their name
*Squire Boots are complete and ready to wear


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