Pattern Making for Shoes – The Loafer – 1-to-1 training


Pattern Making for Shoes Tailored Tuition

  • Duration: 2 days or 3 x half days
  • Time: 10am – 4.15pm or 9.30am – 1pm
  • Book: Email us to arrange a date
  • Location: SW London


The Loafer is a wardrobe essential and the basis for so many popular slip-on shoe designs. This pattern making class is designed to give you the skills and techniques to create a simple loafer shoe pattern, so that you can transform your own loafer shoe designs into well-fitting patterns, picking up the tips and nuances of a professional pattern maker along the way.

Course description

Working on the last, you will make a full set of patterns (including linings) for a simple loafer.


The course is taught by industry expert Fiona Campbell, MA who teaches the pattern maker’s techniques through demonstration, trial and guidance including:

  • Familiarisation with the last
  • Taping and designing onto the last
  • Making the inside and outside forme
  • Learning about edge treatments and seam allowances
  • Making a standard
  • Creating the pattern pieces from the standard


All the materials needed for the course are provided.


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