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Leather Hem Repairs

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The hem of my favorite leather skirt has come loose. Can I fix it myself? You can. Small areas can be fixed with a tiny amount of rubber cement. For bigger jobs, consult your local leather care professional. You can purchase leather glues from Amazon.com and find in some hardware stores. You will not need much product. Apply the glue sparingly, you can always add more, but if you over-do it the first time you have mess. Use a Popsicle stick, tooth pick or spatula to spread the glue very thin. Follow the directions on the tube.  Leather hems will be...

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Leather Bomber Jackets - Authentic American Leather

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Some our favorite leather cleaning projects are the old bomber jackets that come in to our shop for service. They normally have some type of story and they all have a history. We can provide all sorts of cleaning and repair options for these jackets. Here are some pictures and links about these iconic leather pieces. We will add images to this blog post as complete work on some   Article about some of the history of leather bomber jackets from worldofleather.com     Han Solo's leather bomber from StarWars Force Awakens Examples of bomber art

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USAjacket.com - The resource for replica cosplay leather

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LeatherCareUSA is totally geeked out about the replica leather pieces that you can purchase from USAjacket.com. Han Solo's leather jacket? James Bond? What? How cool! Finding this website made our day, as a leather jacket cleaning company, to see these jackets being sold, that are replicas from some of our favorite movies, awesome. We can provide cleaning services, alteration services and more for these pieces.   Which one will I get first?    

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ProTips for Caring for UGG Boots

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Here are some tips for your UGG boots. LeatherCareUSA.com's professional advice after cleaning more than 20k pairs of boots. In no particular order: Do not put your UGG boots near a heat source or in the dryer. It can burn the leather, cause them to draw up or singe the fur side of the shearling. If you need to dry them from rain or snow, blot off what water you can, brush them lightly, if needed, and then try to dry them standing straight up and down. After they are dry, brush them a few times and they should look much better....

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School-Varisty-Letterman Jacket Service

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Professional cleaning and refinishing of school jackets. We clean all types of school jackets with wool body and leather sleeves, and wool body with vinyl sleeves. Restoring these types of jackets takes understanding of the materials, the leather, the patches, and the embroidery. Common dry cleaning practices are not enough to produce a like-new appearance with these jackets. Although some of the school jackets care labels indicate dry clean only; we would only trust the cleaning of school jackets to the professionals. Be sure to indicate that you want your school jacket cleaned by a professional by leather specialist.  All...

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