Monthly Archives: January 2018

Inseaming

Today was a good day for inseaming. The welt is sewn on by hand and after the sole is put on, none of my hard work will be visible.

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Airport convenience

Once in a while I make something for myself. I’ll be going to England soon so I made myself a passport holder for the airport. It has a pocket in the front for a credit card and a pocket on … Continue reading

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Matching toes

Today has been about toes. I took my time and did a good job, because a pair of boots look nicer if the toes match. 🙂  

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Shoes…

I’ve been wanting to make myself a pair of shoes, and Mallory generously patterned and sewed these uppers for me before she went back to NY. Now we will see if Paige managed to teach me anything about shoemaking before … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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