If you have been a user of leather products like bag, sofa or jacket then you must be aware of the fact that leather has an inclination for being damaged easily. And one of the most irritating damages is - tear on the surface. It doesn’t only ruin the overall beauty but also makes the product vulnerable.
Therefore, you must repair that tear as soon as possible. How to do that? Don’t worry, here we have presented you with a complete guideline of dealing with a tear in leather. Just follow the instructions step-by-step to give your leather a fresh look.
Press the leather hard so that it can be stuck to the cloth from all the edges. Leave the bond for some time to be dried up.
After you apply a single layer dry it up using a hairdryer. Follow the same process until you feel like the tear is filled by ¾ . Finally, apply one thin layer. Smooth it off using a palette knife. This will level the tear with rest of the leather surface.
Let the color be dried up and apply another layer. Keep applying layers until you feel like the tear is hidden. Don’t apply the next color layer before the previous one is dried well.
So, this is how you can repair any size of tear of your leather surface ensuring a permanent output. However, be sure that you use matched color and quality glue, filler and finish. Be sure that none of these contains harmful chemicals. Otherwise, you won’t have the satisfactory output and most importantly can be attacked with skin irritation.