How rockin’ would that be? Seeing as Harriet has a horse-mad cow-girl of a grandmother, I figured that these would totally be the way to go.
However… we’re broke, and I’m feeling crafty, and why make it easy on myself? So I thought, I can totally make those. I’ve made fabric shoes for the baby, these are just the next step up. So, as I do whenever beginning a project, I headed to Trademe. I bought leather sewing needles for me trusty ole Bernina and this skirt:
The skirt is beautiful soft leather in great condition. So much so I had to make the first cut the moment arrived so I wouldn’t be tempted to keep it …but… it stinks. This skirt has the fumes of half a million cigarettes stuck to it.
This is what the skirt looks like now (instead of the beautiful boots I had envisioned…sob):