Oxford & Derby shoe making class: $1950

Next Class is January 4th theru 6th and 11 thru 13th, 2019 4 spots available.

December 7 thru 9th & 14th thru 16th (Waitlisted)

Instructor: Frank Beneduci / Felix Santos: This class covers all steps to master and be able to make high quality machine stitched handmade shoes or boots.The class is 6 days and covers Last Taping, Leather Cutting, Sewing for Shoes, Lasting, Soling and Finishing. You will pick from many Beneduci patterns and have the ability to choose leather style and colors. At the end of class you will recieve a packet of information that covers lesson, pattern making formulas, leather suppliers, tool makers, machine suppliers and last producers. Designed for first time designers. 6 days, $1950 per student. Conatct Frank Beneduci to be added to our wait list. Contact Frank at info@frankbeneduci.com or 415-577-2786

Sewing & Clicking for Shoes: $700, Waitlist

Instructor:  Felix Santos /Frank Beneduci: Learn all the techniques for cutting glueing and sewing for shoes, what machines to buy, and how to sew efficiently. This 2 day class is with Felix Santos. Felix has a lifetime of experience and talent to help you get sewing shoes correctly. Sewing is one of the most important parts to making shoes look high quality. Learn Cutting leather, Skiving, Glueing, Internal infrastructure placement and Sewing Derby & Oxford Constructions. Full. Contact Frank at info@frankbeneduci.com or 415-577-2786


This Christmas season make your own present just the way you like it. Or for that special someone. Learn from master bag maker Felix Santos. Each class runs 5 days afterwork from 5:30 pm until 9pm. At the end of the course you will have the basic skills to start making your own bags. Learn to stitch, construct and design. All students will leave the class with a professional hand bag of their own design. Also by taking the course you will be able to book time at the studio to gain skill and expertise with out the huge out lay of money for equipment. Call Frank at 415-577-2786 to book the week you’d like attend. 3 spots available per class. $1000 per student.