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The Lost Cobbler

Is a heartfelt story about a shoemaker that has forgotten how to make shoes but he is convinced he knows how. He sets out on a journey to relearn how to piece together a pair of shoes.
He is easily distracted. His mind is full of dreams. He is nomadic in his quest.
He searches for a teacher but rarely finds one that can truly teach him the knowledge he seeks.
Along the way he often finds objects that remind him of building a shoe or simply inspires him. Sometimes he dabbles and creates random things. There is love and patience in his process.
Yet, he is utterly confused.
In his confusion, he finds beauty in objects that remind him of the past.
His connections to these objects attempt to weave a story into the tapestry of his life.
Often the weave can be tight, rigid and it begins to buckle but in other places it is…

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  • Born on May 22
  • Joined February 5, 2012

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shoes, vintage, found objects, watercolor, organic, natural fiber, nature, wood

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About

The Lost Cobbler

Is a heartfelt story about a shoemaker that has forgotten how to make shoes but he is convinced he knows how. He sets out on a journey to relearn how to piece together a pair of shoes.
He is easily distracted. His mind is full of dreams. He is nomadic in his quest.
He searches for a teacher but rarely finds one that can truly teach him the knowledge he seeks.
Along the way he often finds objects that remind him of building a shoe or simply inspires him. Sometimes he dabbles and creates random things. There is love and patience in his process.
Yet, he is utterly confused.
In his confusion, he finds beauty in objects that remind him of the past.
His connections to these objects attempt to weave a story into the tapestry of his life.
Often the weave can be tight, rigid and it begins to buckle but in other places it is relaxed and worn, well suited for the curve.
In the end, there is comfort in the journey, lots of love and solitude moments of peace and practice.

And so he wanders and wonders.

Here at The Lost Cobbler, you can own some of his treasures and creations.

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