Monthly Archives: July 2016

July newsletter

Here’s a link to my newsletter for July. July Newsletter

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Timeline of creating a boot top:

I hate this design! It’s going to be hard! Much whining!!! I might as well get started and get it over with. Hmmm, this isn’t so bad. Skiving is actually quite relaxing and quiet. NOOOOOOOOO, now they need to be … Continue reading

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Onward

I have one panel cut out and am ready to skive. Let the fun begin!

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I love making boots, really I do!

There was much weeping and wailing in my shop this morning, because I dreaded the thought of punching all the little holes that will enable me to transfer this design to leather. And yes, I do it on the sewing … Continue reading

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It’s a Boot Life

Here’s a link to my YouTube video for July.

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American Craft magazine

There’s a lovely article about me in the current issue (August/September) of American Craft magazine. It’s not up on their website yet, but here’s a look at it.

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Curiosity keeps me at the studio

I stayed a little late today. I wanted to get at least one boot top put together so I could admire it properly.

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New boot top

I’m starting a pretty pair of boots!

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English teacher

I received a thank you note today from Mrs. Fromhart; she’s one of the people to whom I dedicated my book. I had her for eighth grade English and she was a big influence in my life. I’ve only seen … Continue reading

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Baby lasts

My latest last order has arrived, and it has some cute little baby cowboy boot lasts in it. I’m not keeping these in stock at the moment, but if you want some I can get them.

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