Monthly Archives: April 2014

Red alligator boot ideas

My new red alligator boots were SUPPOSED to have black tops but they keep changing to brown, or beige, or bone in my imagination. I may just have to get over my obsession with matching and wear black leggings with … Continue reading

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Fitted last

I just finished fitting the last for the oak leaf boots. I would say “successfully finished fitting the last” but really there’s no way to know that until I make the entire boot and he tries it on.

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Fashion Connection: Engaging Creative Entrepreneurship Last week I was part of a panel discussion at Oklahoma State University. Hosted by Dr. Mary Rupert-Stroescu, it was a discussion with successful entrepreneurs talking about their experience in the fashion industry. The program … Continue reading

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Boots for Lisa!

As a small person it’s frustrating to never be quite tall enough to reach things and maddening to be underestimated because I’m short. On the other hand, it’s very nice to be able to make myself new red alligator boots … Continue reading

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Advice from a Singer manual

I stitch all of my boot tops on an old Singer from the 1940s. I’m really glad I finished the oak leaf boot tops last week because I’m not in the mood to wear lipstick to the shop today.

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Western Heritage Awards

Dale and I went to the party for the Western Heritage Awards last night at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. I met someone who follows me and he asked me to autograph a deck of playing cards. I … Continue reading

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Update on Round Two:

Update on Round Two with the machine: I finally won. It was one of those times when I struggled for hours and suddenly it just slipped into place. I could hardly believe it happened! On the other hand, I will … Continue reading

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