It has been a funny week. On the one hand it seems to have gone by quite quickly. But on the other, it doesn’t feel like I did much to make it go quickly. I had my day off today, and I had plans of a long walk, warp the loom and a nice glass… Continue reading Friday Roundup #20-20
Following on from Part 1, where I explained how things went wrong for me, in this part I start the sneaker stitching again; the right way! Here we go. Threading the needle. This is the best way to start your stitching. The last thing you want to is have the thread pull out of the… Continue reading Leather Sneakers: The Stitch-up, Part 2
Do you like the title? I probably had about five or six different ones, before settling on this. So, in this post, I hope to convey how the process went for stitching these sneakers together, problems or roadblocks I came up against, and how I moved past them to the final completed pair of sneakers.… Continue reading Leather Sneakers: The Stitch Up, Part 1
It’s exciting to receive the SneakerKit box. I ordered it last weekend, so given everything that’s going on, and this coming from the Netherlands, it’s quite fast. The package looks nothing special, but I like that. It’s all cardboard and brown paper bag. The only exception being the small plastic bags around a couple of… Continue reading SneakerKit: Unpacking the box!
It’s all very exciting! Guess what has arrived today. Yaaay!!! I’m waiting for two more items to arrive tomorrow (deliveries permitting) and I’ll do a full grand opening and review of the contents. I should be able to make these in a day (other half permitting!). So, let’s say two. I have at least shopped… Continue reading Friday Roundup #18-20