Monthly Archives: June 2016

Whoops

Oh no! I’ve been out of the shop so long that I skived the wrong side!   Ha, not really. These boot tops are “rough out” (fuzzy side up) so I had to skive on the right side.

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Back to work

Me: I’m going to TRY to work on boots today in the shop. Paige: It’s been so long, are you sure you remember how? This is such a very valid point I had no argument.

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Paige

Someone sent Paige a bunch of vintage wooden lasts for ladies shoes. Here she is, taking inventory of her newfound riches.

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Coat of Arms

Austria and I have been spending more time together; this design has taken a while to get right. I think I’ve finally drawn something that: 1.) The customer will like. 2.) I can actually create with leather inlay and overlay. … Continue reading

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Craft

My daughter Morgan is in Rome right now on a college study trip. She sends me emails each day about her travels, and in the latest one she included an excerpt from a paper she’s writing about how the past … Continue reading

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