Learn the ancient art of Moccasin making from local First Nations teachers!
In this two day workshop you will learn the history and importance of moccasin making, as well create your very own soft soled moccasin shoes in true First Nations style.
Over the two days September 25th and 26th, 2021 you will learn to understand how to make a custom pattern, sew leather, and create a form of footwear that will connect you to your ancestral self.
Almost every single northern people wore moccasins. From First Nations of North America, Celts, Vikings, and Slavs. They were one of the biggest human evolutions in footwear.
Making your own footwear is a very intimate experience and you will be connected to them for many years.
You will learn how to cut, stamp, punch, and sew leather during this workshop
All equipment, needles, leather, and everything you need is provided.
You will be outside the entire time. A fire will be lit during the entire workshop
Space is strictly limited.
Dates: noon to 3pm Saturday September 25th
Noon to 3pm Sunday September 26th
Where: 1847 Highway 20 East
Cost: $150.00/pp + HST
What: Everything is provided
Experience: None needed