Ankle Boots Workshop Beyond The Fiber

Join Us To Make Ankle Boots By Natalya Brashovetskaya.

August 5-7, 2019
Above price reflects. May 1st early sign-up discount!
Learn to make a pair of ankle shoes using Natalya's technique by making a one of a kind shoe that fits. Learn to use shoe lasts & what wool is best for the making shoes. Come and join us for our 3 day workshop making shoes that are very unique.

First Day:

• Taking measurements
• Making a Sketch
• prepare layout on a resist
• Wet the layout and start to felt on the resist by rolling. Working on the shape, use the shoe lasts to shape The ankle boots. Correct all mistakes.

Second day:

• Making heel box for boots - remove shoe last from boots
• make inner soles
• Demonstration how to build template for the boots
• Installing the heel box to the shoes
• Installing the insoles in the shoe

Third day:

• Preparing the boots to put on the soles - Attaching soles to the shoe.
• Installing Accessories on boots -Stitch Soles on boot.

Available For Purchase:

  • Carded wool - 400 gr. - $50
  • SHOE LASTS AND SOLES and misc - $85

Student Brings:

  • PVC Noodles mat (not very big 90 / 50cm) 
  • Bamboo mat (size 50/90 cm)
  • Sanders 
  • Olive Soap( 100-120 gr)
  • Plastic disposable gloves
  • Rubber band (5mm wild)
  • Towels
  • Paper for drawing A 1
  • Brush for glue 
  • Pencils watercolor, tailor's chalk
  • Mosquito net  
  • Water sprayer
  • Box- Knife 
  • Scissors big
  • Needles big
  • Tape centimeter
  • Markers
  • Wood Washboards , felting rollers ( any tools students use for felting )
  • Ruler

Class Fee: $495 
Material Fee: $135 see above
Dates: August 5-6-7, 2019
Time: 9am-5pm
Class size is limited to 10 people
Location: Comfort Inn & Suites
5025 Co Hwy V, DeForest, WI 53532

Things To Know: In the order notes, please list shoe length in inches and centimeters in US and European sizes For Example: Size 9US/41 So we have the correct size shoe last and soles for you. See chart below for comparison. 


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