Explanations, and a plea for patience
My apologies to anyone experiencing delays. In November, my Landlord took possession of our property in order to fix it up for sale. My shop is an outbuilding behind that... Read more
I still am missing some of your information. If you haven't send me your size, color, and style choices. I am a little behind on production due to... Read more
Still alive. On track
I apologize for being off radar since last update. The work is going strong. Some shoes have been shipped. I spilled liquid on my computer which has really made it... Read more
Hello everyone.. I've been working pretty furiously on shoes and lasts. So much so, that putting together photos and quality updates have piled up on the back burner. I just... Read more
Lots of dust
Just wanted to drop everyone a line. One of the only things in the world that I am allergic to is Fir dust. Over the past two weeks I have... Read more
Hello everyone, I have been hard at work making lasts for all of the sixes I don't already have. I enjoy, though it is time consuming. I am most excited... Read more
Choices are up with pictures of colors and styles. There are a few images yet to be posted. I am sorry it took so long. I had some technology... Read more
I just want to let everyone know I'm a little behind on posting the prototypes. I expected to be done today. But, it looks more like Friday. I appreciate everyone... Read more
Thank you everyone for funding this project. I will be posting color samples Monday or Tuesday. Check out the sizing chart and directions :
I will also be posting... Read more
Everyone... Thank you for getting the word out. Thank you for pledging. Thank you for the support. I can't wait to get started. You are the best.
Thanks everyone for your support. We have about 28 hours to go. $875.00 left to raise. 6 pairs of shoes. Best, Donovan
30 hours to go.
Thank you everyone for your pledges and support. We have 30 hours to raise $ 1,065.00. That's 7 pairs of shoes. Please help spread the word. It is so exciting... Read more
Elske is a Danish word meaning love. It seemed to be an appropriate nam for what I do. There is a lot of love that goes into making these shoes.... Read more
New rewards added
I just added two new rewards. One is a custom item made from some of the many great scraps I've collected over the years. The other is a pair of... Read more
Here are images of the Ballet Flat. These are a very soft pair of flats. A soft leather sole is stitched to a leather upper with partial leather lining in... Read more
New reward, new shoe
Today I am building a prototype ballet slip. The completed model will be done this evening. But, I just got very excited about it. So, I'm posting some pictures now.... Read more
Sizing chart directions with photos on the blog.
I just posted the sizing chart directions with photos on the blog in case anyone needs help with it.
Elske's Sizing Chart
The sizing chart is a two page PDF document. When you print it be sure that it is being printed at 100% (and not fit to page.) Print both... Read more
Sizing chart update
Hello everyone. I have had a little trouble getting the sizing chart up today. I should have it worked out by tomorrow. Thanks to all of you for your support.... Read more
Sketches posted to blog.
I have posted sketches and photos of designs on my blog. Please check them out. I will continue to post sketches and pictures of prototypes as they are completed. I... Read more
Adding a video to my blog
Hello and thank you to everyone spreading the word and backing the project. I'm very excited. I wanted to let everyone know that I am working to put up some... Read more