Good dog

I’ll be making a pair of boots soon that feature colored, carved dog portraits inlaid into the boot tops. The entire time the client and I have been discussing these boots, I have been completely unable to visualize how the portraits would be framed in the boot top and what sort of stitched design I could use to fill the empty space. I decided to just wait and not worry about it until I actually received the dog carvings, and then see if an idea would appear. It did!

The leather carvings are by Kathy Flanagan.

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About customboots

I'm a custom cowboy boot maker. I own a business, Sorrell Custom Boots, and I create bespoke cowboy boots using vintage machinery and hand tools. I also own, a company that specializes in tools, supplies, and leather for the boot and shoe making trade.
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1 Response to Good dog

  1. Very nice! It reminds me of a medal of honor.

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