Close-up of damage from glue bleed

Glue Bleed

What are all those dark stains along the seams and pockets of your beautiful shearling coat? Looking similar to grease stains, “glue bleed” is unfortunately a fairly common manufacturing defect affecting mainly sheepskin, but can also be found on pig suede and nubuck skins. Manufacturers will use a glue to hold seams together before stitching. …

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