Monthly Archives: October 2014

Side seam

And now it’s time to side seam the boots. Wish me luck.

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Back at work!

I haven’t been working in the shop for the past week because of traveling and teaching. It feels good to be making boots again, and today they should begin to actually look like boots instead of random pieces of leather.

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I have a booth at the Oklahoma Chisolm Trail Leather Guild show this weekend, selling my water-based glues and “How to Make Cowboy Boots” DVDs. Today two men came over and assumed that I was simply a worker taking care … Continue reading

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New class

I’m teaching an inlay/overlay class this week, and most of our projects will be bracelets. This is the first one, and my students have joined hands in a bond of bracelet sisterhood.

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The dangers of visiting Lisa

I put my mother to work for me this past weekend. I have to cut off the tops of the special glue brushes I sell, and she rounded the cut-off edges on the finisher. She said it was fun.

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I get all my talent from my mother, 2

She makes regular doll clothes too.

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I get all my talent from my mother

My mama makes Barbie doll clothes.

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