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How Can I Shrink Leather Gloves? Is that even possible?

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Post icon  Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:12 PM

Hey, guys... I'm trying to shrink leather gloves because they're too big and no smaller size was available for purchase (I think this is goat leather). Is it even possible to shrink them? If so, then is there some trick for washing them in a special solution? There's no way to undo the stitches to re-sew them-- that'd destroy the gloves entirely. Any ideas? I'd really appreciate any input. Thanks!
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Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:20 PM

http://www.apriliafo...ead.php?t=23469

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Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:53 PM

i like the wet then toss in the drier method
after theyer reasonably dry
ware them right away
to break them in again
this reduces the amount of crunchiness

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Posted 27 April 2009 - 08:09 AM

Sounds like a plan. I'll give it a try and respond here with the results. Thanks, guys! <3
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Posted 27 April 2009 - 10:37 PM

Hey guys, tried the boiling water trick... they totally fit. Thanks a bunch! <3
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Posted 27 April 2009 - 11:11 PM

knowledge only has value in practice and when shared
its what we do

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 07:51 AM

I couldn't have said it better myself... it's so true! And I really appreciate the input everyone else puts on the forums too. <3
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Posted 28 April 2009 - 10:12 AM

Glad to be of help, good luck. =)
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