handmade · Leather · leather sneakers

Happy Days – SneakerKit #3 Arrives

Delivery day and my third SneakerKit has arrived. Something for the weekend. 😀 Here is a peek at the unwrapping. Watch out for the next update at the weekend.

cooking · General Topics · Leather · Yarn Stash

Friday Roundup #20-20

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

Leather · leather sneakers

Leather Sneakers: The Stitch-up, Part 2

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

General Topics · Leather · leather sneakers

Leather Sneakers: The Stitch Up, Part 1

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

General Topics · Leather · leather sneakers · work in progress

SneakerKit: Unpacking the box!

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!