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“It’s a Boot Life”

On the December episode of “It’s a Boot Life” I film the process of putting together a complex inlaid design–the “Satan is Real” boot tops. It’s a Boot Life

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Wingtips

Black calf wingtips on beige ostrich vamps

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Progress

Here’s another peek at the “Satan Is Real” cowboy boots. Often with a non-traditional design such as this one, I feel it’s most attractive when it’s flat and putting it on a cowboy boot makes me like it less. I’m … Continue reading

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More Satan

Tomorrow I’ll sew the side seams and they’ll begin to look like boots.

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Details

In other news, Satan has tiny hands and protruding front teeth.

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Stitching has wrought a change

Whooops, I’m talking all biblical. I’m always interested in how stitching changes inlay and overlay, but usually it’s an obvious aesthetic difference. The stitching seemed to add a layer of gravity to this piece, as if it were just random … Continue reading

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Celebrate!

Cause for celebration: all of the lettering is completed on this pair of boot tops

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