Tag Archives: lisasorrell

2021 Cowboy Boot Calendar

I’ve created my 2021 Cowboy Boot Calendar and they should be available to begin shipping the first week of October. The website will allow pre-orders if you’d like to order now! ORDER LINK

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If I knew how to make sandals it would have been more fun

Mother in her new sandals that she helped to make.I told her that if anyone asked if they could also come to my shop and make their own sandals, I have two conditions and one or the other must apply. … Continue reading

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Introducing…

“By the Time I Get to Phoenix”

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Success!

The heels are built and the lasts have been pulled. There’s always a tense moment as I’m preparing to pull the last–will it come out easily or will I need to wrestle with it? These came out easily, which was … Continue reading

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Be careful!

The soles are finished and now I’m ready to begin building the heels. If I’m careful I won’t mar the shiny finish when I’m leveling the heels.

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Almost authentic

I was invited to give a video demonstration at the shoemaker’s conference I try to attend in England in February every year; it will be a virtual conference in 2021. I finished filming the rough draft of my video a … Continue reading

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Why not today

It’s a good day for a pair of wayward soles to find their destination and purpose.

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Inseaming

It’s hard for me to sit still through long phone calls, or Zoom calls, or Facetime calls; I feel trapped and claustrophobic. Yesterday I was inseaming a pair of boots and I propped up my iPad and did a Zoom … Continue reading

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Progress (finally)

Have you ever had a project that glared at you with accusation and judgement every time you walked past? This pair of boots has spent the last three weeks doing their best to make me feel guilty and irresponsible, but … Continue reading

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Sigh of relief…

This is the machine that’s made my life miserable for the past three weeks, and the pair of boots I’ve been trying to side seam for the same amount of time. Prepare for a long post, because I have things … Continue reading

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