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Students

My students are making progress on their cowboy boots. They’ll be finished tomorrow!

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Improper and Improbable Footwear

As regular readers will know, the subject of footwear is a contentious one between Gill and myself. She rails against my love of pretty, pointy-toed, high-heeled shoes that have resulted in my current bunion-ridden, calloused, crooked-toed appendages that, when exposed to the world, resemble some dinosaur creature’s appendage from long ago. 748 more words

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Students

Today was a very busy day for my students.

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The Cowboy Boots Nashville's Rising Stars Are Wearing

When it comes to cowboy, field and farm boots, nobody embodies these Americana staples quite like musicians. With that in mind, Footwear News visited Nashville, Tenn., to capture Jon Pardi, Nikki Lane and Langhorne Slim — three of Music City’s innately stylish on-the-rise singer songwriters — and get their respective takes on shoe style, on and off the stage.  787 more words

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Vamps and counters

The foot part of a boot is called the “vamp” and the hard piece that stabilizes the heel is the “counter” which is covered by the “counter cover.” Today, I sewed the vamps, counters, and counter covers on these boot tops.

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Student

My current student Bob, happily practicing stitching boot tops.

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