Monthly Archives: September 2014

Goal for the day

My goal was to have all four panels stitched by 5pm. It’s 5:08; I guess that’s close enough.

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Water serpents

The one on the right has been stitched and cleaned. The one on the left will get to be beautified this afternoon. Each color is a different piece of leather–there’s no painting.

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Discovering the forgotten

As I was struggling to cut a big piece of leather this morning I thought, “I wish I had a place for my five-in-one that wasn’t surrounded by stuff that catches big pieces leather as I try to cut it. … Continue reading

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It’s a test

Raise your hand if you believe that this pile of oddly-shaped, multicolored scraps will magically transform into a water serpent boot top tomorrow.

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Water serpent tops

I’m getting ready to start cutting out this design. I remembered to turn the pattern over so I’d have mirror images, so I’m pleased about that.

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Sewing, sewing, just keep sewing

Today I’m stitching boot tops.

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New (to me) sewing machine!

I finally got to try out this little beauty today. I think we’re going to get along very well!

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