February 19, 2013 - 9:00am
If you thought leather was only the province of the metal gods, this spring's lineup of buttery soft goodness will have you singing a different tune. From pastel metallic trenches to daring leather shorts, you'll be hell-bent for leather no matter where it comes from.
Leather’s not just for those who aspire to be Billy Idol, Rob Halford or Slash this spring. In fact, you can go so far as to be covered in soft, buttery goodness from head to toe. Aside from the obvious pieces – shoes, belts, bags, jackets and pants – this season’s...
November 30, 2011 - 11:18am
The Kaviar Forge Gallery's exhibit this F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop showcased Kentucky leather artists that included Robert Black, prize winning leather worker of the Church head knot, and Steven Hughes and Tatyana Malkin of Pillywiggin Leather Inc. whose leather mask and corsets are theatrical artistic masterpiece of beauty. The leather exhibit features other artists as Craig Kaviar, Janet Strait of Swash-Bucklers, Johnny Sosbe, Sue Schofield of Inherited Leather and Walt Priddy; however on this Fat Friday it was Mr. Black and Hughes I spoke with.
The video by leather artist Robert Black was playing, showing those who were interested how to knot and braid leather. Mr. Black made a knot for me while I was talking to him, and then showed me how to do it, a decorative western braid, letting me try my hand at it. It is something I would enjoy...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Kaviar Forge celebrates F.A.T trolley hop with an exhibit featuring Kentucky's leather artists.
November 23, 2011 - 1:07pm
Leather goods from local artists make great gifts. All aboard the Black Friday/F.A.T. Friday Trolley!
“OMG where did you get that bag?” This is what you will be hearing from every woman who approaches you to ask about your Inherited Leather purse by Sue Schofield. Where can you find said purse? You’re in luck. Kaviar Forge & Gallery’s newest holiday exhibit is featuring...