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What is Metallic Leather?
Metallic leather is leather that has had a metallic look foil hot stamped onto it. The foil transfers can come in a variety of colors like gold, blue and silver. Foils leather is especially nice to use in making fashionable jackets and can also be used in various crafting projects.
What is suede with foils?
A suede with foils is a piece of sueded leather, usually the bottom or underside layer, that has had a metallic material bonded to it using heat and a special stamping technique. This type of leather is very soft and can be sewn either by hand or with a sewing machine. Purses and wallets are just two of many items that can be made with a suede with foils.
What is the highest quality suede with foils leather?
When it comes to a high-quality suede with foils leather, lamb skin suede with foil is probably the most sought after. Super soft and flexible, lamb skin suede with foils is often used for clothing items like shirts or jackets. In 2019, burgundy lambskin leather and other berry colored lambskin leathers was quite popular for the winter—we can’t wait to see what springtime in 2020 brings!
How is suede with foils leather made?
With the right tools (and the right skill set), a foiled suede can be fairly easy to make. What you do when making a suede with foils is use a heat source to fuse the metallic foil to the suede.
You can stamp leather with foil by using a soldering iron. If you want to use foiled leather in a clothing application like a motorcycle jacket or a pair of shoes, you’d want to use a metal transfer foil over the entire piece of leather. We offer a variety of luxurious leathers in other styles that match well with our foil leather.
Is Foiled Leather Good Quality & Durable?
Yes, it certainly is! You’ll get the best quality and durability out of your foiled leather by first choosing the right leather for your project and then properly stamping or transferring the metallic foil. We can help you do both, please contact us to discuss your options.
Benefits of Metallic Leather
As with all of our specialty leathers, the main benefit of foil leather is the unique look that it can give you, regardless of the application. Couple that with the variety of uses for foiled leather and you’ve got yourself a real winner. No wonder our foiled leather collection is one of our most popular!