It’s a Boot Life

Here’s a link to my July YouTube video.

It’s a Boot Life

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Leather bin

My leather storage had gotten disorganized, so I straightened it up yesterday. Yes, my leather is organized by type and/or color. Bottom left is water buffalo, bottom right is baby calf, all middle/easy to reach sections are kangaroo, and the top/hard to reach sections are various pieces of calf and kid.

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Getting back to work

Getting back into the routine of working has been tough–I miss my daughter Paige so much in the shop. But… it’s time to go back to work, and I decided to start with a happy little project that she would have admired, so I made myself a new watchband.

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Sad news

I didn’t realize that it’s been so long since I’ve posted on my blog. For those of you who don’t know, we lost our daughter Paige Marie Sorrell on May 12. It continues to be a long, hard journey, but we remember her with much love.

This was my newsletter for the month of May.

May 2107

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Smithsonian Craft Show 

A pair of my boots visited me today at the Smithsonian Craft Show!

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Auction

I have a small art piece in the Smithsonian Craft Show Auction.

Smithsonian Craft Show Auction

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Sleep-deprived

I stayed up until 2am this morning fixing an unexpected website issue. Now I’m having the sort of day where I must audibly talk myself through everything.
“What was I doing? Oh! I was finishing the soles on these boots. Now I need to dye and ink them…”
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