About Us

The Bluegrass Leather Guild is a member of the International Federation of Leather Guilds (IFoLG).  Our members include craftsmen that have been honing their skills for decades and who compete at the highest level in local and international competitions all the way down to beginners who just want to participate in a fun activity.  If you live in the Lexington area and find yourself with some free time and are not sure how to fill it, you may enjoy learning a new skill that can give you hours of enjoyment.  The BLG provides free classes to all of its members.


The BLG participates in competitions each year in the Kentucky State Fair and the International Federation Show that is held each year in a different location.  Next year, the show will be held in Columbus, Ohio.  Each of these competitions has categories for all levels of proficiency whether you are a beginner or a seasoned master.  Professional craftsmen critique each entry and give their comments allowing you to concentrate on the areas that will help you sharpen your skills.