Weekend before last, Destiny and I were invited to teach and have a booth at the wonderful Education in the Textile Arts sewing conference in Irvine, CA. If you don’t know about these conferences (there’s one in Dallas, too)
I continue to be astonished and delighted by the photos of shoes that you send me! Such imagination, such great ideas and color combinations! I want to show you several of them today.
First is a pair of clogs that
When Margot told me about her simmering idea for metal leafing on shoes, I was dazzled by her ability to envision yet another unexpected application for this wonderful DIY craft she’s pioneering. Putting it shortly, I wanted in!
Two nights ago I had the pleasure of teaching a shoe- and purse-painting class to a group of very talented women, sewers all, from the American Sewing Guild’s Central Coast (of California) chapter. They’ve promised to send me photos
I’ve been accumulating photos of some cool shoes that our readers have created, and, since one of them was for a Halloween costume, this seemed like the perfect day to show them. (Note: I started writing this Halloween night,
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
Before I tell you about my recent adventure in painting and embellishing a pair of Teva flip flops, I want to brag about Destiny! Her article about Diva Couture, her painted, glittered and embellished heels, is not only in
I mentioned to Margot quite a while ago that tattoo-flash-inspired designs might make great DIY shoe decorations. “Tattoo flash” refers to the classic stock images you see on the walls of many tattoo shops. They are (usually) colorful, graphic
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