The Gospel of Pleather, Day 6, What exactly is Pleather? What to look for when shopping for pleather.
What is the big deal about Pleather? It is a beautiful alternative to leather! Neon Green Stitching on Distressed Silver Pleather Pale Pink Stitching on Black Ostrich Pleather In 2006 I started my independent sewing pattern line with 4 handbag designs. One thing that elevated these designs were the addition of pleather/vinyl straps. I used my own sewing technique to make the straps, because I did not want to turn them inside out after sewing them. I could not find a way to clean fabric straps. And I wanted to be able to make a designer bag! At that point I used whatever vinyl I could find at local Seattle stores. Many moons ago I worked at Nordstrom. I started there when I was 14 years old as a stockgirl. Do you know how incredible it is touch a real Calvin Klein blazer...such a mem