The Art and Science of Shoemaking

Dates: Friday March 16 and Saturday March 17
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Location: Halo Shoes – 938 NW Everett St., Portland, Oregon

Come learn about the interdisciplinary pursuit that is making shoes by hand. I will show how measurements lead to a last which gives rise to a pattern that can be made into a shoe. Along the way we’ll visit the diverse world of of shoemaking including design, drawing, sewing, sculpture, biology, chemistry, physics and math.

Please feel free to drop in and stay for a while or stay for the whole presentation. I will make time for questions and answers so bring your burning shoe questions!