Is becoming a shoemaker right for me?
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How to become a Shoemaker
Some colleges and trade schools have shoe repair and/or design programs or offer that type of training through their fashion design department. It's best to look for a school that offers a cobbling or cordwainer program that will teach all of the necessary skills. Of course, becoming an apprentice to an experienced shoemaker will give you on-the-job training and that type of training is priceless.