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January 2, 2020

How do I repair cigarette burns in a velvet sofa?


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January 2, 20200 found this helpful
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You will need to clean the area first and remove all the burned edges. After go to the back of the sofa or under the sofa to cut a piece of fabric. Place the fabric inside the hole and use a fabric glue to glue it in place. You may be able to find some iron on patches. I do belive they sold them before but I am not sure they still sell them now.

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January 3, 20200 found this helpful
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It will be difficult to make this spot 'disappear' but following professional instructions can make it less noticeable.
I believe it works best if you trim the burnt edges and then use fabric or fray glue to glue the edges on the under material before cutting a matching piece.
Let the glue dry completely and then cut a piece (from the back or hidden area) larger than your hole so you can trim it to fit as closely as possible.

homeguides.sfgate.com/fix-burn-holes-couches-56920.html

www.hunker.com/.../how-to-mend-a-cigarette-burn-on-a...

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February 23, 2012

Someone dropped a cigarette on my leather couch, it didn't burn a hole in it, but it left burn marks. I want to get those marks off. It's an offwhite leather and they were very expensive. Please help.

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February 24, 20120 found this helpful
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You might be able to cover it up a little with some shoe polish (white or beige) or maybe liquid paper. I would first try to put some shoe polish or lp in a place that doesnt show like the back of the sofa. It may not be an exact match but might cover it cosmetically. I have used liquid paper to cover flaws on white leather shoes. And i use shoe polish to cover scratches on my leather furniture.

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February 20, 2018

How do I fix a cigarette burn on a suede couch?


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February 23, 20182 found this helpful
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I had to do this when my husband was a smoker :D I cut a piece of the cloth from the back bottom of the couch and sewed it into the hole. You really REALLY could not tell!

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I have a couch that has 3 cigarette burns in the suede fabric. The couch is expensive and I would like to repair it myself or pay someone to do this. Where can I get help? Thank you.


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June 5, 20170 found this helpful

You can do it if you have a scissors to cut away the burned portion, fabric glue, and scraps of the same fabric.

Go to this website for complete instructions: homeguides.sfgate.com/fix-burn-holes-couches-56920.html

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April 25, 2010

How can I repair a cigarette burn in a couch?

By ann from Clifton, VA

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April 25, 20100 found this helpful

It depends on what type of fabric? Lots of ways for all fabrics!

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October 22, 20160 found this helpful

how can i repair a burn mark on a faux leather chair

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