Tag Archives: cowboy boots

Passport Holders

I made five passport holders. Here’s a link to my Etsy page where I’ve listed them for sale.

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Heels

I’m starting to build heels today, one… layer… at… a… time.

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Soles are stitched

It is such a wonderful feeling to have two pairs of soles on the boots and stitched. Boot making usually goes quickly now.

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Lacing the shank

These two pairs have had the steel shank laced to the boot. Tomorrow, shank covers and then soles.

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Inseaming

Today was a good day for inseaming. The welt is sewn on by hand and after the sole is put on, none of my hard work will be visible.

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Matching toes

Today has been about toes. I took my time and did a good job, because a pair of boots look nicer if the toes match. 🙂  

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Good dog

I’ll be making a pair of boots soon that feature colored, carved dog portraits inlaid into the boot tops. The entire time the client and I have been discussing these boots, I have been completely unable to visualize how the … Continue reading

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