Monthly Archives: March 2018

Inseaming

I broke away from unending computer work today, went back in my shop, and inseamed a boot. Plus, I experimented with a new way to attach fishing line bristles. It was fast and easy, and they stayed on!

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It’s a Boot Life

Let’s try this again. Here’s my YouTube video for March.

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New shoes!

My shoes are finished and I finally got to try them on. They fit beautifully! I can’t wear them home though, because I want to take good pictures in my lightbox before I wear them. This episode of successful shoemaking … Continue reading

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My boots are in the news!

LOOK, EVERYONE! Arnold is wearing my boots and there’s a photo! SFGate.com

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Shoemaking class

This is my second pair of shoes, now on the last. Today I’ll inseam them and also attach rhinestones in each of the little holes that are around the lacing area. These shoes make me think of a tuxedo.

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Shoemaking class

My second pair of shoes. Yes, those are rhinestones.

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Shoemaking class

My very first hand stitched sole. I’ll clean it up, and I have many little refinements to learn, but I’m proud of them! I plan to spend my evening whining about how tired I am, and then sew the next … Continue reading

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