I'm really good at starting projects and abandoning them. 99% of the time it's because I run into a Problem that I don't know how to tackle, or there is something that needs to be corrected, but correcting it would require a lot of work. (or a complete do-over, which is very unappealing when you've … Continue reading Remember that Show Saddle?
Yesterday I worked out a pattern for some more western saddle bags. These are designed to fit over the horn of a saddle: I liked how they turned out, but figured I could make them better, so I redesigned the pattern for a second set: These are a little shorter than the red ones, and … Continue reading Western Pommel/Horn Bags
It's been another saddle pad and halter sort of week. The herd has also grown... uh, a bit, (some were tag-alongs) and several of them needed special saddle pads, because I guess that's a thing now in addition to halters and blankets. First, this navy swallowtail styled one. This is a mini version of full-sized … Continue reading Even more saddlepads
Once upon a time I started a western show halter... ... then completely forgot about it. I found this buried in the chaos of my tack supplies. When did I start working on this?? Why did I abandon it? Well, after sitting forgotten for who knows how many years, it's finished now. Now it can … Continue reading The Forgotten Halter