How smooth leatherette jacket: 7 Ways

There are no unsolvable problems, have the wrong approach!
There are no unsolvable problems, have the wrong approach!

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:

Picture Material type
table_pic_att14947150451 Leatherette.

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.

table_pic_att14947150582 Vinyl (PVC).

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.

table_pic_att14947150713 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.

table_pic_att14947150784 Tarpaulin.

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.

skin substitute can be ironed at the lowest temperature
skin substitute can be ironed at the lowest temperature

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.

Ironing jackets from imitation leather - is the risk: in direct contact with high temperature synthetic material is deformed.
Ironing jackets from imitation leather - is the risk: in direct contact with high temperature synthetic material is deformed.

Instructions:

  1. Remove the thing on the wrong side.
  2. Do not let the material between them, as the product slipnetsya.
Remove the product inside out and flatten the folds his hands, and then pass the iron
Remove the product inside out and flatten the folds his hands, and then pass the iron

Smoothing sleeve, place a rolled towel inside, so you will not suffer sticking.

  1. Garments with a thin lining or its complete absence of cover with a thin cloth made of cotton.
  2. Turn off the steam function.
  3. Select the delicate cycle at a temperature not above 30 ° C - «Silk" or "wool."
  4. Without pressing gently smooth out wrinkles.
Put pressure on the iron is not necessary, movement should be neat and soft
Put pressure on the iron is not necessary, movement should be neat and soft
  1. Proutyuzhennuyu thing turn out right on the front side.
  2. 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.

  1. Leave the jacket on a mannequin (Packed bag) for about an hour.
That the product has acquired the volume immediately after ironing wear a jacket and do not remove it for an hour
That the product has acquired the volume immediately after ironing wear a jacket and do not remove it for 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

Steaming - a gentle method to remove wrinkles from clothing leatherette
Steaming - a gentle method to remove wrinkles from clothing leatherette

Rules of successful stripping:

  1. Pour over steaming trouble spots not more than 5 seconds.
  2. Steamer keep at a distance at least 10 cm away from the product.
  3. During stripping, do not touch the product handsTo leave no traces.
  4. Allow the product to cool at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Steamer is useful for smoothing out any clothes
Steamer is useful for smoothing out any clothes

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:

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table_pic_att149471509312 Method 1. smoothing water

Jacket Leatherette often eventually straightens itself. It will help accelerate the process of plain water:

  1. Heat the water to room temperature and pour into a spray bottle.
  2. The following is to hang a jacket turned inside out and spray it from a spray

The product should be slightly moist but not wet.

  1. Leave the leather product to dry for half a day.

Avoid drafts during drying - on temperature difference leatherette can deteriorate.

table_pic_att149471509913 Method 2. Steam bath

From imitation leather jacket perfectly smoothed moist warm air. Suitable for stretch-leather or vinyl:

  1. Hang the jacket on a hanger over the bath.
  2. Pour the bathroom basin or very hot water.
  3. Close the room for 5-6 hours.
  4. Dry the jacket in the room with the cool air.
table_pic_att149471510014 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.

table_pic_att149471510415 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:

  1. Put a little cream on a clean cloth.
  2. Spread the problem areas.

Instead of cream, you can use glycerin.

table_pic_att149471510716 Method 5. Vinegar and air conditioning

To prepare the solution, you will need 9% vinegar and hair conditioner:

  1. Mix 5 table spoons conditioner, vinegar and water.

The consistency of the mixture should resemble milk, much like in the photo.

  1. Apply the resulting white liquid at the bends by means of an atomizer.
  2. Dry thing.

Summary

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!

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