Friday, March 12, 2010

Blast from the past

Look what I just found! It's a picture of a saddle I made way back in 2003.I can't be certain, but I think this was English saddle number three and the first to feature a padded flap.
I dunno. I guess it's not completely horrible, but I think I've come a long way in the last seven years!

5 comments:

  1. The angle on the first picture made me think at first glance it was a racing saddle =D

    Many of your current saddles make me wish I could find real, full sized saddles that nice!

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  2. Sometimes it seems like your stuff is so perfect, it's nice to know you didn't start out that way, gives me hope for my own skills!

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  3. I agree with "Anonymous"! There's hope for those of us just starting into the English saddle department :). Question for you - do you use a pounce wheel for your stitch marking or make marks by hand?

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  4. I should post a picture of the first *Western* saddle I ever made. It is seriously cringe-worthy. Trust me, if I can learn to do this stuff, anyone can!

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  5. it still looks prettey darn good for an early saddle...much better than any of my 1st attempts! :D

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