Since the warm weather is teasing us to bare our toes, I thought I’d give you a tour of the blogs we’ve done on sandals over the years. Sandals are wonderfully easy to customize and upcycle, whether you are painting,
From the amazing DCWV display at the CHA convention
When Destiny and I went to the Craft and Hobby Association’s winter trade show last month, we combed the convention center floor for new products we could try on shoes and bags.
Pam patiently painting her huaraches
Margot and Destiny here, with apologies for being offline for longer than usual. We spent the weekend before last at the Education in the Textile Arts (ETA) Conference in Irvine, CA, and came home beat!
When I was a kid I used to love those photo puzzlers where you’d see a magnified closeup of a part of something — like a curved piece of something white — and have to guess what it was (the
I’ve been wanting to experiment some more with stencils on leather, so I decided to give this plain black leather portfolio a drastic makeover. I’ll give you a tour of the finished “product” in pictures and briefly describe the process.
There’s one craft technique we haven’t written about before and that’s rubber stamping on shoes. It’s a little tricky since shoes don’t present a flat, hard surface like paper does, but with a little care and the right inks, the