Category Archives: boot maker

Heels

I built heels today, one layer at a time until I reached the correct height.

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Still not

Here’s a pair of shoes I finished today. And nope, I’m still not a shoemaker. I am learning all sorts of “I should have done that differently!” things though.

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I’ll Fly Away

My completed boot shoes This is the first piece I’ve created since we lost our daughter Paige that is specifically about that loss. They are titled “I’ll Fly Away.”   I didn’t get to take them on the cruise because … Continue reading

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Just playing

It appears I’ll get to take these with me on the Country Family Reunion cruise next week. I didn’t invent the cowboy boot shoe–as far as I know the credit for that would go to Olsen Stelzer–and it appears I’m … Continue reading

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Louvin portrait

I’m starting the portrait panels of the Satan is Real/Louvin Brothers boots that I’ll raffle. This large, vaguely Ira-and-Charlie-shaped hole is how it begins.

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The start of inlay

I’m making progress on the “Satan is Real” boot tops. Don’t worry–leather art is always transformed by stitching so it will look better soon.

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Sunday afternoon

I spent a Sunday afternoon with Satan.

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