Monthly Archives: August 2015

New pens!

Whenever I draw a new design, I like to go over it and make any final alterations with a different color of pen so I can see the adjustments. I’ve only ever used black and blue ink. Now I’ll have … Continue reading

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Work in progress, continued

All the pieces are coming together and beginning to look like cowboy boots.

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Work in progress

Sometimes my bench gets a little messy.

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Triad

This boot is a triad style. The boot tops extend all the down to the sole.

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August newsletter

Here’s a link to my newsletter for August.

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I’ve got the blues

Judging from the skiving scraps on my floor, I’m feeling blue.

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The Boot Maker’s Prayer

I tell my students that the Boot Maker’s Prayer is, “Please match, please match.” In this case it was answered.

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Fingers

Skiving all these tiny little fingers was not quite the joyful experience you might be imagining.

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“Always Late”

I photographed these boots this morning and titled them “Always Late.”

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Pendleton leather show

Here’s a link to purchase my last fitting class on Saturday, November 7 in Pendleton, Oregon.

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