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Make Your Own Moccasins

Make Your Own Moccasins

Moccasins were originally worn to shield the feet from the elements and were always made from available materials. Native American moccasins were constructed with outdoor wear and specific geographical areas in mind. Though similarly made with animal hides, different tribes wore diverse styles. Moccasins remain a popular shoe choice for their interesting history as well as their looks. Although you can buy a kit, they can be handcrafted by reusing fabric materials, making a pattern and sewing portions together. If using leather, it is recommended that a medium thickness be used for moccasin making. However, if you prefer not to use leather, any type… read more