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We offer a wide range of courses for both designer and technicians, for shoes and bags, in Italy and worldwide

Shoe courses in Italy

Footwear pattern making and prototyping course

Footwear pattern making and prototyping course
DURATION: 12 weeks   •   WHERE: Milan, Italy
WHEN: April 5th, 2018

12 intense weeks of footwear upper pattern making and shoemaking in our factory. Countless technicians and designers now working for top companies have started their career with this course.

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Footwear advanced technical course

Footwear advanced technical course
DURATION: 4 weeks   •   WHERE: Milan, Italy
WHEN: April 5th, 2018

After the 12-week course, students who wish to go more in depth of advanced pattern making can take this module. Focus on Strobel Athletic, Moccasins and advanced concepts.

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Footwear design course

Footwear design course
DURATION: 4 weeks   •   WHERE: Milan, Italy
WHEN: April 5th, 2018

A short course on footwear design, for those who wish to launch their own shoe brand or work as designers for a company. Focus on shoe sketching by hand, digital design and merchandising planning. The perfect complement to the 12-week course.

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Footwear CAD course

Footwear CAD course
DURATION: 4 weeks   •   WHERE: Milan, Italy
WHEN: May 7th, 2018

Learn how to use 3D design software for shoes and 2D pattern making CAD for automatic cutting. Shoe companies are increasingly looking for these skills.

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Bag Courses in Italy

Bag pattern making and prototyping course

Bag pattern making and prototyping course
DURATION: 10 weeks   •   WHERE: Milan, Italy
WHEN: March 19th, 2018

10 intense weeks of bag pattern making with a considerable number of hours dedicated to hands-on making of bag samples in different materials.

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Bag design course

Bag design course
DURATION: 4 weeks   •   WHERE: Milan, Italy
WHEN: June 4th, 2018

A short course on bag design, for those who wish to launch their own brand or work as designers for a company. Focus on bag sketching by hand, digital design and merchandising planning. The perfect complement to the 10-week course

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Shoe Courses in the United States - The art of Shoemaking

Footwear course in New York

Footwear course in New York
DURATION: 5 days   •   WHERE: United States
WHEN: July 9th, 2018

A five days class in New York City dedicated to dress and casual shoes. Shoemaking, international sourcing and product costing. In cooperation with FFaNY (Fashion Footwear Association New York)

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Footwear course in Boston

Footwear course in Boston
DURATION: 5 days   •   WHERE: United States
WHEN: February 12th, 2018

A five days class in Boston dedicated to outdoor casual and performance shoes, with a focus on molded soles. Shoemaking, international sourcing and product costing. In cooperation with TwoTen Footwear Foundation

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Footwear course in Los Angeles

Footwear course in Los Angeles
DURATION: 5 days   •   WHERE: United States
WHEN: March 12th, 2018

A five days class on the West Coast dedicated to dress and casual shoes. Shoemaking, international sourcing and product costing. In cooperation with FFaNY & TwoTen

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e-Learning courses

e-Learning: Footwear Silhouettes

e-Learning: Footwear Silhouettes
DURATION: 4 hours   •   WHERE: Online

Each industry has its own terminology. The footwear industry is no exception. This online course is comprised of 8 lessons, each of which focuses on the terminology of Footwear Silhouettes and the origin of style names.

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e-Learning: Life of a shoe

e-Learning: Life of a shoe
DURATION: 4:40 hours   •   WHERE: Online

Fundamentals of shoemaking. The “shoe” is greater than the sum of its parts. What brings a shoe to life and the role and function of each part is covered in detail. This online course is comprised of 7 lessons each of which focuses on the shoe’s life cycle

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e-Learning: Materials and components

e-Learning: Materials and components
DURATION: 2:20 hours   •   WHERE: Online

Overview of footwear materials and components

Footwear is comprised up of many different materials. The choices that are made in materials impact cost, quality and comfort.
We may think mostly of the upper material because that is what is most visible but we have invisible materials as well.
The last and soles are also critical materials to footwear.

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