Tag Archives: cowboyboots

Sneak peek

Close-up picture of an upcoming project

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Mountains, in leather

A few weeks ago I made a bracelet with mountains and sky, just for fun, just because I was inspired to do it. A week ago I got to visit West Virginia again and see my best friend from seventh … Continue reading

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Introducing…

Introducing “Before The Next Teardrop Falls”(because that song was sung by Freddie FENDER — get it?)

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Shoes for me

I spent Sunday afternoon with Satan; I’m trying to finish my shoes before I see The Malpass Brothers in concert on Sunday. (Taylor Malpass owns the “Satan Is Real” cowboy boots — they’re fellow Louvin Brothers fans.) Today I finished … Continue reading

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Toes

I put the toe boxes in my Louvin Brothers shoes. The “toe box” is a stiffener that holds the shape of the toe and also protects the wearer’s toes. This particular shape is a cowboy boot style I learned from … Continue reading

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There’s always a mistake

I came into the shop today to do some rearranging (it’s my hobby) and realized I’d forgotten to peg the soles on these shoes on Friday. They were in a plastic bag so they wouldn’t have dried out, but leaving … Continue reading

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Satan and new friends

Me: Ugh, people are awful and I want them all to stay away from me.Also me: Squeal!! I will make so many cool new friends with my Louvin Brothers/Satan Is Real shoes!!

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Inseaming thread

I had some questions yesterday about why the upper is laced to the insole and what I do with the excess thread, so I’m going to explain that a little more. Keep in mind that what I’m showing you is … Continue reading

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I did a thing

Look at me, working on shoes today instead of sitting at my desk!

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Shoemaking Tools

I made a new YouTube video about the crimp break I sell, demonstrating how it works.Your guess is as good as mine if I’m regularly making videos again or I’ll wait four years to make another.Shoemaking Tools: Crimp Break

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