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3 Sizzling reasons why you want to make your Summer Sandals

Ever wanted to make your own Sandals?

I’ve been teaching shoe lovers how to make their own footwear for a couple of years now and each new recruit has their unique ideas for colour and style.

Check out the pictures below from a workshop last summer.

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3 best reason to do my Ballet Shoe Making Workshop

3 Best reason to do my ballet shoe making workshop

  1. First reason is YOU learn to make your own shoes, to be fair I didn’t think it would be possible to do this, by alas yes it is true. I just need more time to spend making instead of working,…. shhhh don’t tell anyone I said that.
  2. The second reason is WHAT you learn to do with a little bit of leather, glue and other bits n pieces is super FUN, yes F U N….. trust me its definitely way more fun than working haahaa.
  3. and the third reason is HOW you learn is not using expensive machinery but using your own hands and learned skill. I won’t tell a lie, its not super easy but it is super rewarding.

Ballet Shoe Making Workshop

Check out the photos below of one of my past workshop

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So, want to know more about this, well the next workshop is coming soon,

 

Ballet Shoe Making Workshop

Ballet Shoe Making Workshop, hand made by you and for you.

2 days
Saturday 12th 10am to 4pm
Sunday 13th 10am to 4pm
$395 (full price)
Early bird discount if booked and paid for until July 31st AEST.
Tickets for sale via Eventbrite
Includes use of all equipment and 1 pair of shoe making materials and your tutorial.
Take home your own shoes.
Minimum numbers required for course to run, and confirmation will be 4 days prior.
Full payment required upfront to secure your spot, purchase early and save money whoo hoo.
Have your own group gathering with min number of 6 people (group discounts do apply) or come to one of my classes.

Held at the Ormeau Community Centre. A modern centre close to the M1 motorway, walking distance shops, tea / coffee provided and free parking. Seriously what more could you want…

When you decide to learn this fun skill you will need to email through your contact details to Nicole@theporcelaintree.com.au

Your contact details required (phone number, address and email).

A starter pack will be sent to you upon receipt of payment. You will trace your foot size as I need this prior to starting the workshop to ensure I have shoe last ready to go in your foot size.

3 Best reason to do my ballet shoe making workshop, do come have a go and you will walk away appreciating the art of shoe making.

 

 

 

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Sandal Making Workshop be a Fashion Revolutionary

Fashion Revolution week 24th – 30th April 2017

Learn how to make your own sandals in this no sew workshop, all we need is your foot size. So much fun.
You will need to come armed with old T-shirts or clothing to cut up, as we are upcycling your clothes to reduce waste and join the revolution.

Have your group gathering min number of 6 people or come to one of my classes. Held at the Ormeau Community Centre. A modern centre close to motorway, walking distance shops and free parking.

Sandal Making Materials included in cost.
$65 (saving of $200)
Payment required upfront to secure spot.
As a curtesy there will be equipment for you to use and also purchase if you would like to continue at home.

Once payment has been made a starter pack with be sent out, then let the magic begin.

Date close for this workshop is Wednesday 20th April 2017.
Minimum numbers required for this workshop to go ahead.

Interested in learning to make a variety of shoes, these up and coming workshops…..

Normal Price for Sandals $265
High heels $545
Kitten heel $445
Ballet pumps $345

Our Sandal making home haze parties have been hot this year. Get a group of your besties together at home and we will make them in the comfort of your back yard or kitchen table. Prices are reduce for these visits. Minimum of 6 people and the type of sandal may be tailored to your wishes to a certain extent. Contact us for available dates and book your own.

Disclaimer we take every precaution during the workshop to ensure our clients are adhering to our very high OHS standards. A strong smelling glue is used, sharp knives and heat gun. If you have any issues with these during the workshop please advise the trainer.
The shoes you make are wearable once the glue is set. When sizing the sole / insole to your foot shape every consideration is taken. If you have pre existing foot problems it might be best you take your hand made shoes to your doctor to see if you should be wearing them. This might sound ridiculous, however through fitting and adjusting you will improve your footwear and have a better understanding of your own needs. My workshops are purely a tool for my delightful clients to learn the shoe making process, perfecting this to your needs does take time and practice.

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Fashion revolution · Hand Made · I made my shoes · Leather · shoes · Sustainable · Workshop

Sandal making Workshop

Learn how to make your own sandals in this no sew workshop, all we need is your foot size. So much fun. Have your group gathering min number of 6 people or come to one of my classes. Held at the Ormeau Community Centre. A modern centre close to motorway, walking distance shops and free parking.

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