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Unread 01-24-2013, 06:45 AM   #1
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Leather/faux leather

I'm looking for a softer/ maybe slightly fuzzy leather, or at least no shiney. I need black and royal blue. I'm trying to find something that is thin enough for a sewing machine to go thru.. Is there a term for this kind of fabric? Also interested in a faux version if its similar but cheaper..

First time working with a leather garment, need it for pants/ shirt

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Unread 01-24-2013, 08:08 AM   #2
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Your looking for suede fabric and mostly you can find the synthetic version of them.


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Unread 01-24-2013, 06:53 PM   #3
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Ultasuede (brand name for faux suede) isn't that much cheaper than real leather, but for those specific garments it'll be more comfortable to wear.
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