This is one of my newest, full-size, cowboy boot purses. I affectionately call this style "Bucket Bags." These purses are spacious, tote-style with original boot interior without pockets (unless the original boot has them!). As tote-style it's super roomy for an every day bag. They measure approximately 11"x11"x4" with a comfortable shoulder drop. And I have just added Fringed Bucket Bags that are a little smaller but pack a lot of fun flirty fringe and feature hand-embossed leather straps.
Some purses have scuffs, irregularities or defects from the boot factory. This ads to it's character. By using recycled, factory seconds and irregulars you get a purse made from unworn boots. I either make the strap by hand or use vintage belts. The top secures with a magnetic closure. Finally, each purse is finished with beautiful conchos and beading and some with flirty fringe...Then it's ready to be shown off!
All of my handmade leather purses are created from reclaimed leather cowboy boots. They feature stunning conchos, beautiful beads and reclaimed belts or embossed veg-tanned leather for shoulder straps. Each western leather purse is truly crafted one-of-a-kind by hand. I don't use any machines and I don't make any two the same. I hand-punch, hand-lace and hand-rivet each handmade purse. I've got the love and the calluses to show for it! I make each of my cowboy boot purses unique because a purse should be as special as the lady who carries them.
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Chris McKinney writes..."Just bought a bag yesterday. I love this! Great work and she was so kind to go along with my questions looking at different size bags etc... I definitely want to buy one of the big bags too."
Sandra writes..."Very pleased with this one. The purse is more exquisite than the pictures show. Fine craftsmanship and tastefully decorated. I'm going to enjoy using it for a long time."