Monthly Archives: January 2014

January newsletter

January newsletter

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Boot toes

My student and I are putting toe boxes into our boots today. The stiffener that gives the toe its shape is called a “toe box.”

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Boots with tulips

The lasts are fitted, the insole is on, and the boots are ready to be put on the last. Sounds like a good job for tomorrow.

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Tammy’s boots

Tammy is an advanced student, so one of the boots she’s making has an inlaid top. It will have a beautiful butterfly design in memory of a very dear friend.

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Tammy

Tammy is my current student; she’ll be here for another three weeks. She’s making a pair of boots for herself and her husband.

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Paige

Paige is making herself a new pair of shoes. Here she’s cutting the lining for her shoes.

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It’s a Boot Life My first Monday video of the new year is available now.

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