Monthly Archives: October 2013

Green alligator boots

It’s done. The beautiful alligator skin is now a small pile of boot pieces.

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Green alligator

It’s Halloween so I decided to do something scary. I’m cutting into this huge alligator skin and the possibility of making a mistake is terrifying.

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Shoemakers Gathering in Guthrie

¬† Janne from Sweden and Frank from England worked on my ancient perfing and gimping machine and got it working! This machine makes the little series of holes and/or the serrated edges that’s commonly seen on men’s dress shoes. And … Continue reading

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New red toolbox

This is the new toolbox my husband bought for me. I had such fun filling it up with boot making tools and supplies.

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Longhorn boots

Here’s a better view of the boots sitting on the workbench in the middle of my shop. I put them on the lasts this morning.

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Lisa’s studio

This coming weekend I’ll be hosting a gathering for boot and shoemakers and the festivities have already started for me. Marika from NYC is here taking an inlay/overlay class and Carina from Sweden is here because my shop is a … Continue reading

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October newsletter I’ve posted my October newsletter on my website.

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