Tuesday, 27 November 2012

A little project

The shoelaces snapped on my boots, so I took the opportunity to do a little project that I'd had planned for a while. There they are up the top with the new black laces in, and I like the brown and black so much that I decided to make more of a feature of it. I cut them down a bit, more to ankle length (leaving the tongues long) and stitched faux-leather tape around the raw edge.

I would say it's like having a new pair of boots, but looking at these photos I notice just what a worn-in state they are in! Like having new second-hand boots, then...


la casita said...
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la casita said...

nice job! I quite like the black brown combination. Use a good leather food and your boots will look as new! x

Rebe Burgess said...

so creative! these look great.

love your blog, new follower:)

please check out mine if you get the chance and let me know what you think! would mean a lot:)

xx Rebe


Louise said...

Thanks, la Casita, good tip! They could do with some care.