How to Dye Leatherette Table Tops

Written by kaye wagner
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Leatherette is a type of faux leather that will accept dye as well as genuine leather. If you are dyeing a tabletop, use dye that intended to brush on faux leather. Test the dyeing method on a small area of the tabletop to make sure you like it before you dye the entire table.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Cloth
  • Faux leather dye
  • Foam brush

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  1. 1

    Clean the leatherette table by wiping it with a soft cloth dampened in clear water. Work until the tabletop if completely clean.

  2. 2

    Let the leatherette table dry completely.

  3. 3

    Mix the dye according to the manufacturer's instructions. This normally consists of adding water to the dye.

  4. 4

    Dip a foam brush into the dye.

  5. 5

    Brush the entire surface of the leatherette table until it is evenly coated in dye. Work to even out the dye before it dries.

  6. 6

    Let the tabletop dry completely.

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