Category Archives: Cowboy Boots

Cowboy boots

Vegetables are served

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Show of hands

Raise your hand if you think this pile of oddly-shaped leather bits will become beautifully inlaid vegetables.

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Artist secret

My process, whenever a client requests something new or difficult:

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Veggies in unexpected places

OK everyone, I may need your thoughts and prayers with me as I attempt this pair of shoes, featuring Spring vegetables for a chef.

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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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