Advance your knowledge in construction, design and tool care as well as placing yourself in an industry that needs qualified employees.

Industries that utilize Leather:

  • Furniture making, upholstery and repair
  • Auto Industry—new and custom interiors
  • Marine industry—new and custom interiors
  • Industrial sewing contracts from  canvas and leather orders
  • Equine Industry—harness repair and construction
  • Prosthetic industry
  • Fashion Field—numerous departments
  • Entrepreneurs—making leather goods
  • Shoe Making and Shoe Repair
  • Leather care and restoration
  • Book Bindery
  • Theater Industry- costume department


While we will do our best to lead you in the right direction, the Chicago School of Shoemaking is not responsible for students’ ability to secure employment.