Cho Hyeongman Workshop, located in Hongdae, offers shoe-making class taught by the craftsman Hyeongman Cho who has been making shoes for the past four decades.
Make your own flat shoes in a shoe-making workshop that has been continued for two generations. Choose the color and texture you like and cut the pattern according to the shape of your feet. This pair of shoes will become a special gift you will never forget. Cho Hyeongman Workshop is a workshop led by Hyeongman Cho who has been making shoes for the past four decades. To finish a pair of shoes, you need to go through 70 to 80 steps. As a result of such painstaking care and effort, you can make shoes that fit your feet perfectly with great comfort. Measure the exact size of your feet. Check if there are any particular considerations for the design. And choose the leather. Create the patterns using last* and masking tape. Place the pattern on the leather and trace. Cut the leather to make upper and lining.Along the central line, stretch and fix the upper leather and lining, and then smooth it out with grinder. Attach the sole and heel. Place the inner sole to finish the flat shoes.
*Shoe last: a foot-shaped form used for making or repairing shoes.
Mon-Fri: 10:00, 14:00
30 min: Measuring feet size and shape, selecting leather
60 min: Pattern making
60 min: Making the upper leather and lining
60 min: Making the bottom part of the shoes
30 min: Attaching the sole and finishing
Total 240 mins
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
B1F, 170, Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
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