Boots


SCA fighter’s boot

An SCA heavy weapons fighter requested a heavy boot that would hold up for more than one season and that had good ankle support. We built this boot with a reinforced toe, adjustable strap for ankle support and a custom arch support to take the pounding he gives his boots. Since these were to be…


Medieval Hiking Boots

We had an unusual request  – a pair of Medieval styled yeoman boots that would be used to hike the mountains in Spain during a vacation. That means heavy soles and serious comfort. To make it possible to adjust the ankle if necessary we added a panel with a buckle and strap inspired by an…


Another New Shoe Designer

Two years ago we made a pair of whimsical purple and silver demi-boots for a young lady I met at the Great Western War. Last year her sister came with the same request, but for a pair of riding boots that she could wear for SCA events. We did a bi-color boot with a suede…


New Shoe Designer

A very nice young lady stopped at my booth at the Great Western War last October and quizzed me about my footwear. We had a nice chat and she went on her way. Early in December, I received a call from her mother asking if I would make her daughter’s design. She had used one…


Hessian Boots for the Old Globe

We were given this sketch to use to create the military boots for the Old Globe’s summer season. To make them more versatile we were asked to design a way to add a tassel as needed for what ever production they might be used for in the future. We created a channel at the tip…


Boots for Star Wars Bounty Hunter

We just finished a translation of the Bouchh boots for a customer who dresses as Princess Leia. Finding a good 360 degree view proved to be a challenge. We knew that the base boot was a popular boots worn at the time but the shin piece that was worn over it was harder to figure…


18th Century Riding Boots

The Old Globe Theater commissioned footwear from us for their summer Shakespeare Festival. They had imported a director from the Royal Shakespeare Company in England with his costume mistress for the shows which gave us a bad case of nerves. It was really interesting and a little intimidating. to get to work with someone who…