Shoe making courses in Milan, Italy

Spend four weeks with expert Italian technicians.
Learn how to use shoemaking machines in our unique footwear lab.
Arsutoria School is the only fashion school in Italy with its own footwear factory inside.
Housing available for students in the same building of the school.

Since 1947 we have trained countless professionals in the field of shoe design and patternmaking.

Our short courses in the field of shoe making

More and more our students ask to be involved in the making of shoes. Arsutoria School has a shoe sample room inside the facilities with expert Italian technicians and all the machines that you can find in a shoe factory. Enjoy learning how to cut, stitch and how to last your shoes. And walk away with a shoe that you have made in your hands

2 weeks

Introduction to shoe making

Introduction to Shoe Making is the course created by Arsutoria School for those who want to learn how to make classic shoes for men and women. The aim of the course is to provide students with all the practical and theoretical knowledge to build footwear.

12 weeks

Shoe pattern making and prototyping

The 12-week shoe pattern making and prototyping course is the pillar of our training, which we suggest to both designers and technicians, but also to those who want to approach the world of footwear starting with an academic technical and design course.

Shoe technical courses

We have been teaching pattern making for more than 70 years, no doubt Arsutoria School teachers are the worldwide experts in training the new generations of shoe designers and technicians. Pattern making is the what you need to learn to translate a creative idea in a technical project of a shoe ready to be made in a factory

4 weeks

Sneaker pattern making and prototyping course

This intensive sneaker course is dedicated to students who want to deepen their knowledge in the most popular footwear of recent years: sneakers, both fashion and performance.

2 weeks

2D CAD for shoe pattern making course

Intensive course for students who want to deepen their knowledge in the most popular shoes in recent years: sneakers, both fashion and performance

Shoe design short courses

Do you wish to learn how to design a shoe? Our courses cover different topics such as shoe hand sketching, the use of Photoshop and Illustrator, the use of 3D design software but also how to create a merchandise plan and how start up a collection of shoes with a factory

4 weeks

Shoe 3D digital course

A full immersion course on modeling and rendering your shoe designs using cutting-edge 3D software

3 weeks

Shoe design course

Dedicated to those who wish to launch their own brand of shoes and to those who wish to work as shoe designers in a company.

2 weeks

Sneaker design course

Take up the challenge of conceiving and designing an original sneaker that knows how to tell a story, its story, in a unique and authentic way.

Shoe Design Master

Dedicated to those that wish to get a 360° training in the field of shoe design and shoe making. We offer a special promotion to take all our shoe courses with a discounted price

30 weeks

Students will be challenged with a complete program that will provide a deep overlook of the knowledge required nowadays by the industry. The approach of the course is practical so, not only students will learn every aspect of shoemaking: from design to pattern making through a wide variety of technical patterns for both woman and man from casual to dressy styles but will also have the opportunity to deep dive into materials.

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