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« on: August 31, 2011 04:50:09 PM »

I hope its ok to post this on this board, I couldn't decide where to post and figured my best chances of finding someone who works with faux leather would probably be here. I want to know if faux leather can be embossed the same way real leather can. What techniques work the best? Is there any certain type of faux leather I should look for that embosses better than others?

There are no stores near me that sell faux leather fabric and I really want to know if its possible before spending money for shipping if I buy it online. Thanks for your time!
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2011 08:08:23 AM »

Many online fabric stores will send samples.
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2011 05:22:29 PM »

Thanks for that idea! I'll have to go send away for some, I totally forgot about this option. Thanks again!
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2011 09:06:20 AM »

My understanding is that faux leather, since it is plastic, may require some heat to set embossing. Not melting heat, but like a warm iron, perhaps. Hard to find any info on it.
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