Suede — absolutely lovely stuff but once you paint it (which you can do), all that softness and subtle, variagated response to light disappears. Now, this can be a good thing if you suede shoes or purse are old
What a busy week it has been! Margot and I are gearing up for our great trip north. We will be peddling our wonderful wares and watching amazing wearables stride down the runway at the Peninsula Wearable Art
Have you ever bought something you thought was really great, used it once or twice, and left it to sit in your closet for four years? Of course you have! We ALL have.
In my case, it was a
One of the delightful benefits of working with a talented artist like Destiny is that whenever there’s an occasion that calls for gifts, I can ask her to paint something for me. This Christmas it was a laptop bag
I just got back from teaching a day-and-a-half class for the very creative women in the Fresno Fiber Arts Guild. It was a real luxury to have so much time! In the past I have been challenged to teach
I realized the other day that I’ve done lots of glittered shoes, but not a single glittered purse. Time to try it! I dug through my stash of thrift-store and hand-me-down handbags and picked an old leather clutch purse
I remember in the late nineties when a fashion epidemic of purses in the shape of women’s bustiers hit the marketplace full force. For months, lacy, patent leather and fabric handbags hung from retailer shelves like tiny corsets on
Margot and I have covered a lot of miles since the inception of Sassy Feet! (She much more than I) traveling to various cities around California teaching classes and peddling our craft. This time last year we were gearing
This post is a few days late because I was recovering from a very exciting teaching trip to the Sacramento area. It was my first opportunity to teach members of an ASG (American Sewing Guild) group — in this
This is the first of two posts about adding flowers to your shoes. Now, I’m not a particularly girly girl, but I fell in love with Lauren Brooks’ ribbon rose trim when I first found it.
One of the things that’s