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.

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

Craft Workshop · Leather

Got good soles!

I promised you that I would share what I made yesterday at the craft class I went too. So, here you go. A matching pair of high top leather sneakers. Excellent! It was a full day what with needing to be up early to drive across to Bristol for 10am start. Of course I took… Continue reading Got good soles!