New designs, old history

I drew the design on the left yesterday. I decided it wasn’t really what I wanted for that pair of boots, so I chose the vintage tulip stitch instead.
Interesting bit of history: A very similar tulip stitch is traditional for a kind of Hungarian boot also.

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New boot, made by Hungarian Attila Kovacs, with a traditional Hungarian stitched design

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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 www.sorrellnotionsandfindings.com, a company that specializes in tools, supplies, and leather for the boot and shoe making trade.
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