An improved version of the traditional leather dye. Pro Dye is also an alcohol based dye created specifically for natural strap leather, vegetable tanned leather and bag & case leather. Excellent coverage and superior colorfastness.
Tip: Use on top of the black leather dye, black resolene. This deepens the colour! ( and makes the surface water resistant)
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The use of adhesives, solvents and paints is at your own risk. This applies to both your health and the way you use these products.
Make sure that you ventilate the space sufficiently and use protection for your skin (gloves), eyes (glasses, if splashed) and protection of nose and mouth in case you use spraypaint.
Colors may differ from the original. This may be due to different supplies / paint baths and of course the display settings of your computer or tablet.
When you use penatrating dye the color of the leather (base) has an effect on the results. When you use a darker leather as a base, the final color will also be darker.
*The swatches shown above are all on veg-tanned leather.
Take the right precautions (gloves etc.)!
Preparing the paint surface
With this product, Fiebing's advises Fiebing's Deglazer as a product for cleaning/preparing the leather surface. Deglazer removes old shine and finish layers.
Application of the paint
While the leather is still damp from cleaning (see preparation). You can apply the dye evenly with a dauber. For larger surfaces, Fiebing's sponges can be useful. We recommend to apply it in circular motions. Stripes will continue to be seen. A second layer may be applied if necessary. With each layer you apply to the surface, the color darkens.
Applying this paint does require some practice. We strongly recommend test pieces.
Diluting the paint can be done with Fiebing's Dye reducer. Sometimes it also works by slightly diluting it with water (first try on a test piece).
After-treatment of the paint surface
After painting, remove the paint that remains on the surface with a soft cloth. Rub the leather firmly. For a high gloss, you can use the product Fiebing's Resolene as a finish layer. There are several finishes possible see each product for details.
Tip: Use about the black leather dye, black resolene. This makes the color even deeper! (and makes the surface water repellent)