I just received my copy of the European Leather, Shoe, and Hide Journal, and am pleased to announce that I’m a famous lady! My friend Carina is too!
Over on Sorrell Notions and Findings, I now have pegging awl hafts, pegging awls, and wooden pegs in stock. Also, I finally updated the thread page with all of the size 33 thread and colors I have available.
This is a pair of boots I made for a client in 2002, and they’ve come back for new soles and heels. I finished up several pairs of boots in September, and after that it was France, Texas, North Carolina, Oregon, and sick kid. It felt good to inseam a pair of boots today, although I was a little surprised (and relieved) that I still remembered how to do it.
Here’s a link to my newsletter for November:
Here’s my YouTube video for November. If you listen closely, you’ll be able to hear how overwhelmed and grumpy I am right now.
Look what I received in the mail this morning! It’s Red Currant Chutney, hand-made by the president of Renia, the German company that makes the water-based glues I sell. I have absolutely no idea what Red Currant Chutney is or how it tastes, which does not dampen my enthusiasm at all!