This process is a little more involved, and I haven’t personally tried it. However, it has had good results on faux leather furniture. Therefore, use caution when trying this method.
Remove the peeling faux leather using a razor blade and your fingers. Just make sure you don’t remove more than what’s needed.
Next, apply the soft filler to the area you just cleaned using a putty knife. You should scoop about 1-inch worth of soft filler and use the putty knife to smear it across the peeled faux leather section. Smooth it out so that the thickness is even and try not to get the filler on any unpeeled sections.
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Over time, the soft filler bonds with the faux leather and creates a vinyl-style surface. You can find it at many craft stores or at leather stores.
If you did add the soft filler to the seam of the furniture peeled space, you can use stiff paper, such as a business card or index card, to rub it away. You can also use the card’s edge to smooth the filler layer.
The filler layer must cure for 20 minutes, so make sure that you don’t touch it or move the jacket while it’s curing. If it’s a nice day, you may want to put the jacket outside and let it sit in indirect sunlight to speed up the process.
Once it is cured, you should apply another soft filler layer, still using the putty knife and ensuring that the filler doesn’t get onto the healthy parts of the faux leather jacket.
While not necessary, you can add texture by using plastic wrap. Loosely wrap your hand in plastic wrap and press the palm to the soft filler lightly. You should try to match the pattern of the jacket if possible, or you can skip this step if the jacket is smooth.
The last step is to use leather paint and a damp sponge. Dampen the sponge, and squeeze a two-inch diameter of leather paint onto the sponge. Smear the paint over the full section that you repaired and work in smooth, long strokes. It should be a thin layer and make sure that you overlap the paint onto the undamaged faux leather a little to blend everything in well.