Gatlinburg Leatherworks

Updated 2022: Autumn Ridge Vacation Rentals is fortunate to have all their log cabin on a ‘locals route’ which puts you just a short 4-mile drive with little traffic to the heart of the Smoky Mountains crafts community. There you’ll be surrounded by talent and skill as seen in several leather shops on the crafts trail. You’ll find Native American inspired clothing, hats, belts and a variety of leather goods handmade right in several Gatlinburg leather shops and even see craftsmen demonstrating leatherworking. Here are six shops and galleries located ‘just around the corner’ from our six cabins.

Overhome Creations
Jan and Jim Barnes specialize in handcrafted European leather and hypoallergenic bracelets with sliders and magnetic clasps, handmade natural themed artisan jewelry, tapestry jewelry and fine art. Located at 668 Glades Road in the Cliff Dwellers Gallery.

Gatlinburg Leather Shops
Into the West

Into the West
Head out to 170 Glades Road, Suite #2, and let Stephanie Costantini show you a selection of unique handmade goods. She is an owner, designer and creator of leather accessories, home decor and holiday decorations. Visit online before you go!

“The Real McCoy” Craftsman in Leather by Gary
Gary McCoy invites you to his shop for quality, handcrafted leather goods. Need a new belt? Choose regular and ranger of solid leather and brass. Gary’s shop is located at 521 Glades Road.

Smokies’ Edge Leatherworks
Located at 540 Buckhorn Road, for over 37 years, Smokies’ Edge has craftsmen demonstrating leatherworking and offers handmade belts, bags & billfolds in a variety of fine leathers. We think you’ll love knowing that all products are made in house!

Smoky Mountain Leather & Woodcrafters
Be sure to visit Teresa Ownby at Buie’s Landing #4 on East Parkway for unique hand-tooled leather items. Products include belts, holsters, sheaths, purses and guitar straps. The nice thing you’ll find at Smoky Mountain Leather is customization while you wait and Teresa also welcome custom orders.

The Leather Works
Allen and Diane Shirley have owned and operated The Leather Works for over 35 years and look forward to having you visit their shop. You’ll find a great selection of leather belts, guitar straps, wristbands, purses, wallets and hats. The store also offers a variety of knives, decorative buckles and Minnetonka shoes. Located at traffic light #3A, East Parkway.

Gatlin County Leather & Gallery
CLOSED: Marsha A. Fountain specializes in handmade, Native American inspired clothing made from deer and elk hides, original Poppen moccasins, flutes, drums and beaded jewelry. Located at 517 Glades Road.

When shopping in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community, remember to pick up a few pieces of leather art for the friends and family back home!