My ratty old moccasins that have spent a lot of time in the woods.  These have been my winter moccasins for nearly a decade.  I can't remember exactly when I made them but it was a quick and dirty sewing job.  They have been re-soled (I think) once.  They are an oil-tanned leather I bought … Continue reading Moccasins

Ghillie brogues (shoes)

I am all about the DIY.  After making a pair of sandals for Winter Count this year (I arrived with only work boots) I got re-interested in making shoes.  I have made many moccasins for woods walking, especially when I was into mountain man and F & I re-enactment and decided to make some new … Continue reading Ghillie brogues (shoes)

Basketmaker-Anasazi sandals

These are sandals constructed from the narrow-leaf yucca.  These designs are based on specimens preserved in caves.  These might not be much to look at but they are remarkably impervious to the many sines, spikes, and other poky things found in the deserts of the west.  These are two and four warp designs and the … Continue reading Basketmaker-Anasazi sandals