Now that I have been painting shoes for ten years, I’ve finally stopped shopping for them by color. Spending a lifetime purchasing shoes in colors that the fashion marketers think I want is a difficult habit to break. As spring approached this year,
When some people start a new craft, they like to read and research before they consider dipping a toe in the water. Some like to amass all the tools they might possibly need before taking the plunge. And others discover
My friend Franny and I go way back. Way, way back. To kindergarten, actually, where we both had a penchant for taking the little rubber farm animals home with us (and not bringing them back). We’ve grown up now and
Happy FanShoesFriday, everyone! Today’s story is about Deborah B. Deborah originally contacted Sassy Feet to commission three pairs of shoes. She wasn’t ready to take the plunge on her own quite yet.
The first was a a pair of Doc Marten’s
It’s time for another Fan Shoes Friday! Upcycle garment artist, Michelle Paganini of Paganoonoo, shared with us (and blogged about) turning a pair of oxford from *yawn* to Y-E-S! I’m going to share her words here:
I transformed a pair of
It’s a whole new year, Sassy fans! Sassy Feet! is saying “good-bye,” to a very stressful, difficult 2015, and “hello!” to a new year full of potential. One of our missions in 2016 is to start a new blog series,
So maybe we haven’t done exactly 10,000 shoes… but Destiny and I are pretty excited today – it is Sassy Feet’s 10th anniversary
I love painting spectator shoes because they are ready made for color-blocking. The ridges formed by the overlapping pieces of leather make it easy not to over paint the lines. I snagged this pair of Aerosoles on sale (less than
I don’t remember where I first saw this ad with rapper/musician/Grammy-award-winner Pharrell Williams holding this BEAUTIFUL pair of blue blue blue blue boots…. but I do know that I had to have them!
So I Googled…. And discovered that these boots were
Previously we shared our excitedment about Recycled, Up-Cycled, Re-Purposed Clothing Design: A Slow Fashion Movement, a show that Sassy Feet! shoes and bags would be in at the San Jose Quilt & Textile Museum. This was a collaborative show featuring