"Hand crafted, one of a kind, sustainable footwear"


The perfect gift . . .

made to fit both your feet and your individuality



Hand dyed made to measure leather belts with antiqued brass fittings


Weekend courses - brand new sneaker course, advance bookings essential !

sneaker course

Individual tuition - a variety of footwear courses are offered from my studio. Spend time on the beautiful Waiheke Island while you learn some new skills and leave with a pair of shoes, handmade by you. clicking

"the shoemakers shed"

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enduring style - made from hand selected components - intrinsic comfort of natural materials

individuality - Did you have a dream and that dream was a pair of shoes?

custom fit - because feet are all devilishly different in shape and size.

sustainability - a product that can be repaired - creating less waste for the planet!


"made on waiheke island"


"The last will be first"

a motto learnt from John Lobb Bootmakers, I spent time as an intern in their lastmaking department, whilst studying at Cordwainers College, London 1993.

What will it cost? Please refer to CONTACT page for pricing information.

Looking for a quick fix? There are usually a few studio samples of my work for sale at discounted prices, please check my FELT page here for details

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Visa, Mastercard and Paypal options available.

Gift Vouchers - please enquire by email or better still give me a call.


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sueshoeTo get a newsletter every so often with stuff about workshops and what’s going on in my studio, please send your name and email address to: studio@sue-engels.co.nz and I will add you to my mailing list.

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