Leather Alternatives

I understand PU leather and PVC leather alternatives are not safe. I don’t want to use real leather – does anyone know of a safe alternative that has a leather look without being leather?

This is a common enough question, let’s see if searching has anything good.

https://community.glowforge.com/search?q=artificial%20leather%20order:latest

Yields this:

Which points you (from some random super helpful guy on the forum) toward the saddle collection…

https://community.glowforge.com/search?q=saddle%20collection%20order:latest

Which leads you lots of places, but here you go, this is up your alley:

Which in turn points you to this, an entire thread about this sort of thing!

It’s all out there, you just need to know what rocks to look under.

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THANK YOU!!! I’m new here.

Yeah I looked at your stats to see when you joined so I’d know how detailed to get :slight_smile:

The forum is so deep at this point, it’s a bit of a maze sometimes.

if you’re super new, you might like this post, it has links to a lot of good info:

The trick is to read everything you can until you just cant stand reading anymore, then get a snack and read some more :slight_smile:

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Thanks again!

Thank you! loved the site and having the settings

I just ordered some leatherette from JDS, it’s really nice. I just need to figure out the settings.