Tag Archives: cowboy boots

Boot Queen, that’s me!

From today’s mail… I expect to be referred to in this manner from now on.

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Feedback on my book!

A lady who purchased my “The Art of Leather Inlay and Overlay” book made these boots and sent me this message with the photo.   “I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate your book! I have made my … Continue reading

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A bouquet

We were on a cruise last week. Dale attended a nature lecture in Honduras and brought me back a half dozen wild pig bristles. He knows me so well–that’s way better than roses!

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Completed Boots

Title: “It Hurts Me More (the Second Time Around)” I chose this title because these boots are a reproduction of boots that the Louvin Brothers wore in a photo shoot in the late 1950s. So this is the “second time … Continue reading

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It’s a Boot Life

On my YouTube video this month, I show how I create a boot top pattern from the client’s measurements. It’s a Boot Life

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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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