Last week I managed to hurt my wrist at work. It's nothing bad, just sore. I know better than to push through it, so I've been taking it easy and it's been getting better. In the meantime, I've been prepping for a new tack project. I've decided that Hamilton needs a Saddleseat set. I know … Continue reading Tack Prep
I finished up this blanket yesterday. I love this model but blankets always look weird on him. I think I could have adjusted it better. I tried it on a couple other models and that kind of helped, but I still think it's weird. 😅 At least it's done and off my workbench now.
This weekend I finished a hunter bridle, made to fit the Cantering Welsh Pony. For a "tack maker" I really don't make that much tack. 😅 I'm trying to correct this, but progress is slow. I think I'm getting better at bridles? I've started so many English bridles but this is the first I've finished … Continue reading Pony Bridle
Finally, this saddle is finished! I can't say this is the same saddle that I started four years ago, because it isn't. It had to be completely re-worked. However, the vision I had for it remained the same, and honestly? I think it came out a lot better than it would have if I had … Continue reading Done!
The next step was to cover the seat piece. To give a little more shape to the seat, I added a crescent shaped piece of felt: I used a thin faux suede fabric to cover the seat. It doesn't fray easily, but I did go around the edges with black Edge Kote just in case. … Continue reading One More Saddle Update