It's been a few weeks, but I finally had time to add the final details to this saddle. I'm pretty happy with how it came together. Each saddle I complete (this is #7) teaches me a lot. I tried to make it fit the Yvonne/Gracie doll (I really need to give mine a makeover 😅) … Continue reading Completed Saddle
My house was without internet for the last several days. (thanks, utility workers! 👍🏻) While I'm annoyed with myself for being annoyed over it, a break from social media and the constant flood of bad news was probably needed. It's been weighing down heavily on me lately. Without having that distraction, I spent a lot … Continue reading No Connection = Saddle Progress
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!
This saddle has been teaching me so much. I wasn't too excited about working on the stirrups, so I made sure to begin working on those next. In the end, I really loved how they turned out, and am so glad I didn't cut corners and make them simple like my previous ones. These were … Continue reading Stirrups and Fenders
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?