Tag Archives: leather art

Starting new boots

I’m starting two pairs of boots this week. One is all black with four rows of black stitching, and one is bright and colorful.

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Christmas

Today I’m using a gift from Dale. It’s a pulley off his truck–he was doing repairs so when he replaced the pulley he cleaned it up and gave it to me for Christmas, to use as a paperweight. Romance isn’t … Continue reading

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Cards

I am a big believer in writing thank-you notes, so today I designed three greeting cards that I can use for writing notes.

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Learning more about lasts

It was a good day today at Lastmaker House in Eastbourne, England, learning about last making. The last on the left is the one I worked on today. If you look closely you can see that it’s beginning to have … Continue reading

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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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I’m a collector

I collect Hobo International handbags and wallets, but I don’t like the ones with a magnetic closure. It’s too easy to catch on something and spill open. This is probably the fourth bag I’ve converted from a magnetic clasp to … Continue reading

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