Monthly Archives: August 2018

Of counters and counter covers

These pieces are going to be counter tips when they grow up. (The hard, inside part of a boot or shoe that goes around your heel is called the counter. The outside, heel leather that you see is called the … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and alligators

I won’t get to start these boots for months, but they sure are going to be pretty!

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Sketching and learning

If you look closely you can see the perfectly round circle I drew with a compass. I used to be obsessed with perfection; these flower petals would all have obediently touched the circle line and pointed in exactly the same … Continue reading

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Completed boots

Introducing: “Move It On Over” Cowboy boots made by Lisa Sorrell, dog carvings by Kathy Flanagan

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Heels

Today I’ll build the heels, one layer at a time, on this pair of boots.

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It’s a Boot Life

It’s the final episode of speed boot making on “It’s a Boot Life” and there are pictures from my museum exhibit in Ohio. It’s a Boot Life

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Pretty flowers

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