Category Archives: boot maker

Now I can go home

Sewing the vamps and counters (foot part) onto a 17″ tall one-piece boot top with a 12″ heel measurement isn’t exactly a barrel of fun, but it’s done!

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Second time around

If you feel as if you’ve seen these boot tops before–you have. The bad news is that I was never able to successfully get the first pair to fit, the good news is that the client is incredibly patient and … Continue reading

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Philosophy and chocolate

Last week a customer sent me a beautiful box of chocolates. I have a regrettable tendency to save things for an unspecified special occasion, and sometimes that leads to not having it at all because I forget or it goes … Continue reading

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Sweet surprise

Some days begin with a box of chocolates and a sweet note from a customer.

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Leather Art

I posted a snippet of this piece a few days ago as a teaser, and here is the completed piece. It’s approximately 250 rows of stitching, if you’re interested, and it’s titled “Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven.”

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Wondering

Sneak peek at a new project. If you find yourself confused and wondering what I’m doing and what the final project will look like… me too!

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Me in a sketch

I gave my presentation today at the Craft in America Center in Los Angeles. Mr. Gregory Weir-Quiton was in the audience and he sketched me as I was speaking. I love it!

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