Sarah Green

Master Leatherworker, Shoemaker

CORD Shoes and Boots

Sarah was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. She attended Parsons School of Design in New York City, where she graduated with a degree in Architecture with a focus on Affordable Housing. After graduating, Sarah worked in millwork shops. She lived in New Orleans from 2010-2012, working as a designer at an affordable housing non-profit, as well as working at several furniture shops. Sarah returned to Atlanta to set up a small shoemaking shop in 2012. She spent 2013 in Doylestown, PA, working and studying under a master shoemaker before returning to Atlanta to officially launch Cord Shoes and Boots.

Leather Working: Bags and Satchels

Apr 08, 09:30 AM

Instructors:  Sarah Green

In this course, each student will learn the basics of leatherworking from Sarah Green of CORD shoes in order to produce a one of a kind leather bag.
The course will cover the following topics:

- Design
- Measuring and tracing
- Basic fitting
- Fringing, embossing, and adornment
- Awling and Handsewing


This is a two part course, with the first course occuring on Saturday, the second on Sunday. Class will run from 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM both days with a break for lunch.

Either theHand Stitched Wallet course or the Belts and Collars course are a prerequisite to this course, both courses are a prerequisite to take the bootmaking course.

Ticket Sales end two days before the event begins.

Please be prepared to supply an contact phone number in case of last minute scheduling changes.

If you have any questions or concerns, email us at education@masscollective.org
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Private Event: Intro to Leather Working

Apr 15, 12:00 PM

Instructors:  Sarah Green

In this course, each student will learn the basics of leatherworking and from Sarah Green of CORD shoes by fabricating their own leather accessory.
This course will cover the following topics:



- Intro to material

- Following a pattern

- Cutting leather

- Hand Stitching

- Basic tool use (knives, awl, pricking iron, etc.)

- Monogramming/ Embossing

At the end of the class, each student would complete a hand sewn accessory of their choice. The choices are between a sunglasses case, a pencil case, and a wallet, as shown in the picture. For more samples of Sarah's work and designs check out her website: https://cordshoes.com/


Ticket Sales end two days before the event begins.

Please be prepared to supply an contact phone number in case of last minute scheduling changes.
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