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Introducing “This Land Is Your Land”

Day Eight, Final: Introducing “This Land Is Your Land” Commissioned by the Oklahoma Arts Council, now part of the Oklahoma State Capitol permanent art collection All of my boots are named after bluegrass and classic country songs, but I went … Continue reading

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Day Seven, Oklahoma State Boots

Today I’ll share the photos of how the boots were built so you can learn a little about cowboy boot construction.

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Day Six, Oklahoma State Boots

Day Six: the making of the Oklahoma Boots, which are now part of the Oklahoma State Capitol permanent art collection It felt really good to last the Oklahoma boots and see them finally begin to look like an actual pair … Continue reading

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Day Five, Oklahoma State Boots

Day Five: the making of the Oklahoma Boots, which are now part of the Oklahoma State Capitol permanent art collection At this point in the process all of the decorative work is done and each piece is completed; now it’s … Continue reading

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Day Four, Oklahoma State Boots

Day Four: the making of the Oklahoma Boots, which are now part of the Oklahoma State Capitol permanent art collection Today I’m going to talk a little bit about the wing and counter tips and their design inspiration.

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Day Three, Oklahoma State Boots

Day Three: the making of the Oklahoma Boots, which are now part of the Oklahoma State Capitol permanent art collectionA one-piece boot top is one big panel of leather; the only seam is designed to go up the center back. … Continue reading

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Day Two, Oklahoma Boots

Day Two: the making of the Oklahoma Boots which are now part of the Oklahoma State Capitol permanent art collection The Oklahoma boots have a one-piece top; instead of a seam up each side of the boot there’s a single … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Boots, part one: Wingtips, countertips, and back strap

The time has arrived and I can finally share pictures of the Oklahoma boots! I’ll start with the design sketches I sent to the Oklahoma Arts Council for approval and how those sketches went from paper to leather. These are … Continue reading

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Sunflower Bracelet

Title: :”Somewhere in Kansas”

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When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again

Most of my clients would choose something from my portfolio and change it up a bit if they had ideas, but I had one customer that always wanted to give me some ideas and have me design something completely new … Continue reading

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