DIY Boot Tutorial:  Tandy® Moccasin Masterclass

DIY Boot Tutorial: Tandy® Moccasin Masterclass

DIY Boot Tutorial: Moccasin Masterclass

DIY Boot Tutorial: Moccasin Masterclass:

This DIY boot tutorial  is sponsored by Tandy Leather. 

Their mission is “To teach and inspire the art of leathercrafting, one person, one class, one neighborhood, one community at a time.”  I’m inspired every time I open the catalog.  I want to make so many projects.  This project is one of my favorites and I am glad I can share my tips and tricks from years of experience.

I’m Teri Edmonds and I have been in the shoe industry for over 18 years.  In this tutorial, I demonstrate the Plains Boot Moccasin from Tandy Leather.  As a shoe designer, I have looked for simple patterns that I could do from home.  I liked this pattern so much that I taught courses on it.  I continue to make and sell the boots to my custom order clients.  If you want to learn more about me, visit my About Page.

This course includes a beginner and an advanced boot.  The beginning tutorial follows the instructions provided in the pattern pack.  I adjust the hand stitching some and I prefer mine without the fringe.  The advanced tutorial uses glue and machine stitching instead of hand stitching.  I used my new Janome 3000 stitcher for the project.  I have included a list of the supplies used in this video along with their part numbers for easy ordering.


  • Plains Boot Moccasin Pattern 6035-00
  • All Purpose Needles, 1201-00
  • White Wax Braided Chord 11210-05
  • Saddle Deertan Side 9124-21
  • Leather Marking Pen 2097-00
  • Poly Cutting Board 3464-00
  • Self-healing Cutting Mat 3463-04
  • Craftool Grid Ruler 3605-00
  • Janome HD 3000 sewing machine 3797-00
  • Large Rawhide Mallet 3300-04
  • Craftool #1 round hole drive punch
  • Hand Sewing Punch 3559-00
  • Craftool Pro Super Shears 3050-00
  • Easy Grip 60 mm Rotary Cutter 3039-00

Iʻve used Tandy Leather products since I started designing shoes. 

I like ordering from the catalog, but you can find everything you need on their website at

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