Monthly Archives: February 2023

Inlay/Overlay Presentation

My friend Carina sent photos from my presentation at the conference! I spoke briefly about the history of leather inlay and overlay, and then talked about the making of the Oklahoma boots which are now on permanent display at the … Continue reading

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Independent Shoemaker’s Conference 2023

I’m in England for a shoemaking conference and this morning I gave an hour-long seminar on skiving techniques after the conference ended, for a small group of students that attended.

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Introducing…

Introducing: “Somewhere Between Right And Wrong” I saw a boot constructed like this somewhere online (I don’t remember the shoemaker but the boots were bright blue) and I was immediately obsessed with the way the quarter is inserted into the … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

In case you’ve ever wondered what leather art looks like from the back, here’s a look at all of the pieces working together to create the image.¬†Also, remember not to judge leather inlay/overlay work until it’s stitched because stitching is … Continue reading

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Loud, loud music

Spending an afternoon with Satan and Joshua Hedley. I could get more work done if I’d stop turning up the music and dancing.

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