There are several ways to try to repair scratches in leather, some of which include applying heat from a hair dryer and the use of olive oil. Many leathers do not scratch deeply and easily, and removing lighter scratches... More »

According to FurnitureClinic, faint scratches on a leather couch may be hidden using leather recoloring balm. Deeper scratches require more extensive trimming, sanding, and coloring in order to hide. More »

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National retailers such as Kmart and Sears are places that sell various types of leather repair kits. Amazon is an online shop that offers a variety of leather repair kits along with reviews from customers. More »

Leather can be stiffened in many different ways, but the main way that leather becomes stiffened is applying some type of liquid on the leather and allowing it to take a different shape through the use of heat. There is ... More »

One way to soften stiff leather is to warm the item outside in the sun for 10 minutes and then massage it with coconut oil. As the leather absorbs the coconut oil, it gets softer. More »

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A simple way to distinguish leather from vinyl is to inspect the grain of the material; vinyl has a distinguishable grain pattern, while the grain in leather has no discernible pattern. Vinyl contains a pattern because i... More »

Soften leather with use to break in the rigid material. Accelerate the softening process by applying oils, jellies and other agents to the leather. More »