Monthly Archives: November 2022

Bracelets

I’m preparing for a show and trying to get several leather bracelets made for my booth. I made these three today; they took longer than normal because of all the different colors.

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Vamps

Vamp stitching and wingtip for the “Kansas City Star” boots

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Progress

Wingtips and countertips are my favorite thing! I love how beautiful they are! Also, wingtips are my least favorite thing! I worry that I’ll get them in the wrong place!

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Boot tops

Completely stitched tops for the “Kansas City Star” boots

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Kansas City Star

I would rate this design as Advanced. I don’t normally think of stitch patterns that way — either you can accurately sew a line of stitching right next to another one or you can’t — but this design has some … Continue reading

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Whispering Hope

Another art piece, entitled “Whispering Hope” This one was kind of scary because I did all of the inlay/overlay work successfully, then took a deep breath and stitched gray lines over all of it in the hope it would look … Continue reading

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Introducing: On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand

I tell my students that the ability to convey light and shadow with leather inlay/overlay is very limited, and it is, but I guess I’m a rebellious student who pushes against boundaries even when I’m the teacher. We have a … Continue reading

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