Shafod - Art of Shoe Making 

Shoes are an integral part of your wardrobe. After all, you'll be strolling around in them all day, so why not dress them up a little? While it might seem like a challenging task for inexperienced hands, it's entirely feasible to craft your own pair of shoes from the comfort of your home. To create your shoes, you'll need to gather the necessary materials, mold them to your feet, cut the components to size, assemble them, and put the finishing touches on your unique design.

What's included?

  • 3 Modules
  • 12 videos
  • 1 Certificate


Entrepreneurship / Business Skills


Sharon O. Amenze

More About This Course

This course will guide you through the step-by-step process of shoe making, including welting the bottom of the shoes and working with leather. You'll also gain insights into what a shoe last is and learn how to create shoe patterns using it.

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Does the shoe-making process seem tasking?

Ever wondered how footwear is made? If so, this is the perfect course for you! With a focus on what we fondly call 'pam slippers,' this course guides you through the process of making both male and female slippers. It covers the fundamentals of shoemaking and construction, demonstrating how to design patterns and construct various shoe designs such as the Two-strap slipper and Birkenstock slippers.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this course, you will:
  • Learn the best way to tape a shoe to last.
  • Be able to start your own shoe business and earn from it.  
  • Be able to teach others your new skill and earn from that
  • Learn how to cut out the sketches for the sole.
  • Be able to start your own shoe business and earn from it.  
  • Become a member of the Nigerian Youth Academy Community.
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Happy Learning!

Course contents

Patrick Jones - Course author

Meet the Instructor

Sharon O. Amenze

Sharon is the creative director of Shafod collections. She graduated from the Department of Theatre and Media arts, Federal University Oye-Ekiti in 2015. She loves making money, meeting new people and loves cooking.