To remove mold from a leather jacket, begin by allowing the jacket to dry away from humidity, then wipe away mold using a damp cloth, allow the leather to dry again, and cleanse it with a mild baby soap. To prevent future mold, care for the jacket properly.
- Move the jacket to a dry location
Remove the jacket from any damp or humid areas, and place it in a dry environment. Allow the leather to dry fully.
- Dampen a cloth, and gently wipe away any mold
Wipe the molded area with a damp cloth, and remove as much mold as possible. To achieve an even texture after drying, wipe down all leather on the jacket.
- Allow the leather to dry
Take the leather jacket and hang it in a dry location. Make sure the leather is completely dry before cleansing it again.
- Clean the molded area with a gentle cleanser
Apply a mild soap, such as baby soap, to a clean, damp cloth. Wipe the molded area thoroughly to remove any remaining mold.
- Take care of leather items
Store your leather in a dry place, and condition it properly to prevent future mold issues.