Oxford & Derby shoe making class: $1950

Next class: Jan 7th thru 11th and 14th thru 18th, 2019, Evenings,Mon-Friday 5:30 - 9pm, Full/Waitlist.

Upcoming: Jan 25th thru 27th and FEB 1st - 3rd, 2019, Fri-Sun 9am - 6pm,2 of 4 spots available.

Upcoming: FEB 22ND thru 24th and MAR 1st - 3rd, 2019, Fri-Sun 9am - 6pm,3 of 4 spots available.

Instructor: Beneduci / Felix Santos: This class covers all steps to master and be able to make high quality machine stitched handmade shoes or boots.
The classes are 10 evenings or 6 full 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. $1950 per student.
Conatct Frank Beneduci for booking or to be added to our wait list at or 415-577-2786.

Sewing & Clicking for Shoes: $700, Waitlist

Instructor:  Beneduci/Felix Santos: 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 or 415-577-2786

HAND BAG MAKING CLASSES, 4 days, Thurs - Sun

New Year Resolution: Make something to last. Learn something new. Learn from master bag maker Felix Santos & Beneduci.
Each class runs 4 Days, Thursday thru Sunday 9am to 5:30 pm. 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 for booking or more info. 2 spots available. $1000 per student.

Belt making classes, 2 Evenings, Tues/Wed & Thurs/Fri

Next classes start Dec 4th and run weekly thru Dec 21st. I spot available for DEc,18th & 19th

We are teaching 2 day seminars starting at 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM, Tuesday /Wednesday and Thursday/Friday.
Class covers how to make an all American sourced, hand cut, dyed and stitched belt. $300 per student. Additional belts $150.00.
For more info and booking, contact: or call Frank at (415) 577-2786.