Anyone with Leather cushions in their rig? - Fiberglass RV


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Old 10-20-2008, 08:38 PM   #1
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I'm already planning my winter fix up/mods - one of them being recovering the seat cushions. I did search to see if there was a discussion about leather usage but didn't locate any post regarding it, so I thought I'd give it a try here. If this has been discussed and I didn't find it, please direct me accordingly and delete this posting please!?

I figured that large luxury motorhomes have leather sofas and chairs and I thought since it's just my husband and myself, and we mostly eat out under the awning on a picnic table, and the rear bed is always down leaving the front table exposed, I thought I've been researching having our 27 year old cushions recovered in leather. I found a supply company on the web who has leather for $9.00 a yard, which I didn't think was too bad after visiting my JoAnn's fabric store and finding material for much, much more.

Anyone have a thought on this kind of covering in a fiberglass trailer? I have a 10 year old leather sofa and love seat in my home so my trailer being my 2nd home, I thought maybe it would work?!

Whatya think? Stick with material covering or go leather?
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Old 10-20-2008, 10:09 PM   #2
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if leather is what you like... go for it!

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I think that would be really cool! I love leather furniture and it's so easy to keep clean. If the price is right, why not?? And post pics if you do!
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Old 10-20-2008, 11:04 PM   #4
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if leather is what you like... go for it!

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Just watch that whatever material you choose that cushions will fit in their location, that the material is not too thick. I added heavy vinyl to cloth on my tent trailer cushions and had problems ever after folding the trailer.

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