Tuesday, April 16, 2013

B&W Bondage Booties

Here's another take on the bondage booties, this time in a stark black & white color scheme. This project was an opportunity to make some edits to the pattern - making them as tall as possible - as well as try out a new color of leather. I have never worked with bright white like this before. It has an almost patent-type smooth, shiny finish. 

This is all progressing towards a more structured boot, with a toebox and counter... and someday even heels! 

The pattern I used for this was asymmetrical, with the panel on the outside of the leg coming up higher than on the inside. In this case I took the height a little too far, because the rear of the bootie was digging into the backside of the knee, making bending the leg difficult. Lesson learned: something that might fit or be OK in a softer leather might be a problem in a heavier, stiffer leather. Also: keep going until you've gone too far. Now I know... Lower in the rear next time! 








5 comments:

  1. They look really good. Keep it up ...

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    1. Thanks, Maskenfreund. I have a lot of things I want to try out when it comes to the booties!

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