Step behind the scenes into the workshop, bespoke showroom and teaching space of one of London’s leading, independent handsewn shoemakers.
Friday 20 September
Introduction to Leather Workshop
6.30 – 9pm
Try your hand at leather work and book onto our ‘taster’ leather card case / key fob class making a beautiful card case or key fob in delicious, orange or chocolate natural-tanned, Italian leather. Book here
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September
Shoemaking Open House
Saturday 11 – 6pm; Sunday 12 – 5pm
Drop in to see bespoke shoes being designed; to find out why the heritage craft of handsewn shoemaking is in The Design Museum; to see what goes into commissioning and making a pair of bespoke shoes; and to find out how you can make your own. Help us recycle our leather off-cuts and join a “drop-in” leather cuff making class; or relax in the bespoke showroom to watch screenings of A Conversation of Cordwainers and The Brunswick.