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Blog series by Sodabowski updated 05-12-2015 10:12 PM 2 parts 2797 reads 13 comments total

Part 1: the mandatory pencil case

10-27-2012 09:58 PM by Sodabowski | 10 comments »

Fed up of carrying my pencils in the basic, cheap, crappy chinese plywood sliding top pencil case…Found a scrap of thick pigskin leather at work for 1€, the color was not uniform and the veins were visible, which I absolutely LOVED. Grabbed it fast and ran away with it. I knew I would turn it into a pencil case, but I needed the kick to start it. This is the model I started with, changing it to account for the thickness of my leather: no outer rims, no liner :) http://sewmamasew.c...

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Part 2: vintage Schuh/Ebony-inspired leather shoes for my wife

05-12-2015 10:12 PM by Sodabowski | 3 comments »

So, some of the ladies out here might remember this model from the 90’s: Several nice details, others not so nice: leg string is a torture device my wife dislikes wedge soles Solution and walk-through: get a pair of Wife-approved sandals with the proper soles and nailed straps, new, for a very decent price ($15 with postage) get a used pair of the vintage model off ebay for cheap cheap cheap ($8 with postage, that was like many years ago though) dismantle both pai...

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