Monthly Archives: July 2014

More Baker Leather!

A new order of Baker Leather arrived at my shop this morning. There are some really nice heavy insole shoulders in this order.

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Morgan makes gloves

My daughter Morgan has started a blogĀ and her first post is about working in the shop with me. Since she’s a great writer and really funny, I suggest you follow her.

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Soles

Emelie and I laid the soles on our boots today and stitched and pegged them. Tomorrow we’ll build the heels. They’re almost finished!

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Designing starts with colors

These are the colors I’ve chosen for an upcoming pair of boots. At this point I don’t have a design or a client but I have the colors!

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Inseaming

Emelie and I inseamed our boots yesterday. We’ll post pictures of the boots later today after we get the soles on.

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Pegging

Emelie is pegging for the first time today. She says I became her hero the first time she saw me peg!

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Preparing to last

We’ve turned the boots and will be lasting them this morning. We’ve trimmed the insoles and Emelie is preparing the channel and prepunching the holes for inseaming.

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Turning Emelie’s boots

I’ve turned my boots right side out. Emelie is still working on turning her second boot.

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Emelie’s boots

These are Emelie’s boot tops. When she goes home to Sweden she’ll have beautiful new cowboy boots!

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