As part of my #100DaysofShoemaking project (see this blog post for more info), I decided to design and make a pair of sandals. It’s been a veeeeeeery long time since I last made shoes (hello uni days…) but it was really fun to get back into it with a new style and in my own time. I’ve now completed them and thought I’d write up how it went. Scroll through to the end to see the finished articles!Continue reading “HOW TO MAKE A PAIR OF LEATHER SANDALS”
THE #100DAYPROJECT – PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION…
Last week I passed the big 3-0 days of my #100daysofshoemaking which means by now I’m more than a third of the way through. Woah! It should also mean I have more than 30 shoe posts on my Instagram account to sift and scroll through too but do I? Here is my honest account of how the first part of the project has gone, what’s coming up next and some tips for anyone out there embarking on a similar challenge…Continue reading “THE #100DAYPROJECT – PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION…”
100 DAYS TO BE CREATIVE DURING QUARANTINE
WHAT’S THE 100 DAY PROJECT?
I don’t know about you, but the Corona virus quarantine has left me feeling a bit creatively numb. Life is really topsy turvy right now as we all adjust to a new normal and despite a positive attitude and the gratitude I have for my health, I have found it difficult to be creative. As a result, I’ve been looking for ways to incorporate not only creative thinking but stimulate my imagination to help focus on my ultimate goal – a footwear and leather goods brand of my own. This is where the 100 Day Project comes in…Continue reading “100 DAYS TO BE CREATIVE DURING QUARANTINE”
2020 – THE FUN AND FREEDOM TO SHOES…
I make no apologies for the terrible pun. This time I am going back to my design roots and discussing footwear, freedom, flexibility and fun. And any other appropriate F word that may spring to mind in the process…Continue reading “2020 – THE FUN AND FREEDOM TO SHOES…”