Are you a Granny Sk8ter?
I have alway dreamed of being a skater but never made it..in fact, I was skating on thin ice when ever I would try..my ankles just didn't stay straight nor my gluteus maximus off the ice! So I have converted...to making them instead! Ice skates finally finished! ... I fashioned some skates, a variation of Hazelruthe vintage shoe
pattern ...these are 4 inches and I had 7 pieces to stitch together (includes a tongue! :p , The blades came from Darice Inc a few years ago. These skates are painted off white and a faux leather look & feel, by using modge podge. Lacing them was the hardest part as I have to punch the holes first and then laced them with a needle. I just finished 14 pair but will add a bit of clear glitter yet. These will be going to Liverpoole, Ohio , to a very neat shop called