By the spring of the closet I looked out my jacket from artificial leather. Unfortunately, improper storage led to the fact that it be crumpled. In front of me there was a question as to pat the jacket from imitation leather. I found a solution, and their findings to share with you.
Features and types of leatherette
Before smooth leatherette, always check the features of the material of construction of the jacket. This will help prevent damage to it and choose the correct method to solve the problem:
This is the cheapest of the other materials. Price products from leatherette - about 500 rubles. The low cost is due to the relative quality.
Crumpled jacket of the leatherette will be very difficult to straighten.
Dense and resistant material - is the basis for most modern jackets, raincoats and handbags.
Smooth coat of vinyl is quite possible, the main thing - do it carefully.
Stretch the skin.
Fabric easily stretched, and endowed with high durability. From it are made tight clothes and bags.
Iron leatherette jacket of this type is necessary with the utmost care, because it is very thin and does not tolerate high temperatures.
If you're familiar with tarpaulin boots, you will realize that this stuff. Incredibly durable and thick it almost does not crumple.
Tarpaulin rarely used in the manufacture of clothing. However, if your jacket is sewn from this material, you are unlikely to have it ironed.
Smoothes wrinkled leatherette
The main question - is it possible to steam iron or faux leather iron? Leatherette does not tolerate high temperatures, however, the right approach will keep the jacket in one piece, and you can pat artificial skin without harming the material.
Method 1. Iron
Smooth leather is difficult to use the iron, but possible. Compliance with a few simple rules will help straighten the thing without damaging it.
Before ironing sure to test the action of iron on the wrong side of the product: if the thing is not deformed, so you can continue.
- Remove the thing on the wrong side.
- Do not let the material between them, as the product slipnetsya.
Smoothing sleeve, place a rolled towel inside, so you will not suffer sticking.
- Garments with a thin lining or its complete absence of cover with a thin cloth made of cotton.
- Turn off the steam function.
- Select the delicate cycle at a temperature not above 30 ° C - «Silk" or "wool."
- Without pressing gently smooth out wrinkles.
- Proutyuzhennuyu thing turn out right on the front side.
- Gives the product volumeHe is wearing a jacket on a mannequin or on the body. You can fill the bag with paper or soft toys.
If the volume is created using his trunk to avoid burns, wear on the body other clothing.
- Leave the jacket on a mannequin (Packed bag) for about an hour.
Method 2. steamer
Steaming - a more gentle way to smooth out the artificial skin care possible.
For maximum effectiveness, before stripping wear a jacket on a mannequin or hang it on a hanger, and the sleeve insert towels
Rules of successful stripping:
- Pour over steaming trouble spots not more than 5 seconds.
- Steamer keep at a distance at least 10 cm away from the product.
- During stripping, do not touch the product handsTo leave no traces.
- Allow the product to cool at room temperature for 30 minutes.
5 Traditional methods to smooth artificial leather
If you are afraid of the negative impact of technology, it is possible to smooth the jacket by means of a water-based. The most effective are presented in the table below:
Method 1. smoothing water
Jacket Leatherette often eventually straightens itself. It will help accelerate the process of plain water:
Method 2. Steam bath
From imitation leather jacket perfectly smoothed moist warm air. Suitable for stretch-leather or vinyl:
Method 3. Rain
Straighten out the bag from imitation leather or smooth outer clothing will rain. Take a walk in the rain for 1.5-2 hours.
Method 4. Shoe polish
Get rid of unsightly bends in the home can be a colorless shoe cream. He straightened up and moisturize your skin:
Method 5. Vinegar and air conditioning
To prepare the solution, you will need 9% vinegar and hair conditioner:
From this point we'll know how to smooth the product of artificial leather. If you're wondering how to remove wrinkles on the jacket of leather, watch the video in this article. And ask questions in the comments, happy to answer!