FC1 Soft Leather Filler compound repairs scaly, cracking, or thinning leather, as well as holes, cuts, or tears in leather and vinyl. We do not recommend repairing bonded or PU leather due to the unstable nature of these materials!
Our 1 oz. container is generally enough to repair a 1 in. x 1 ft. hole that requires a few layers of fill plus a layer of texturizing. Or it can do two thin coats on a 2 ft. x 2 ft. section of scaly, rough leather. Opt for the 2 oz. size for larger areas of damage.
Subpatch Kit is sold separately and is required if your leather is torn, and the substrate is exposed!
FC1 Soft Filler is water-based.
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All Around Great!
Posted by DD on 3rd Oct 2018
I was using the leftovers from a friend who ordered the leather repair products from a company in Canada. I liked the repair compound or filler just fine. It worked well up to the point in my repair that I needed more. But I ran out of repair compound from the other company before my job was done, and I didn't want to wait so long (my friend said it took a couple weeks to get. So I found Rub-n-Restore and ordered the repair compound. Omygosh, I cannot tell you how much better this product is. The product from Canada was only a month old, so it wasn't because it was expiring. The Rub-n-Restore filler was so much easier to to work with and to get to look smooth without sanding so much! And the price through Rub-n-Restore was very affordable. Plus I got the filler in the mail two days after I ordered it! The repair compound was high quality and made my repair look great! And the customer service was excellent! Thank you Rub-n-Restore!
Filler and dye
Posted by Jane Gauss on 16th Sep 2018
I have done several chairs and repair projects and am thrilled with the quality and ease of application. I have another chair waiting now to be “changed” and know it will turn out as well as all the others.
Posted by Cam on 11th Sep 2018
I can't believe how easy this product is to work with. My patches in my vinyl seats are barely noticeable!
Filler & Color
Posted by William Ziebarth on 3rd Aug 2018
Color match was perfect!
Posted by Nancy on 24th Jul 2018
Two applications so far and it's working well. I'm saving my 25-year-old leather couches from the dumpster. They had tears and a lot of cracking. Patched the tears first, then applied this filler, then the leather paint. It's working well, but will take a few more applications to make it completely smooth. All-in-all, I'm very please with the product. For $100 investment, it's worth it to keep the couches for a couple more years.
This Product did what I believed wasnt possible
Posted by Perry Novak on 18th Jun 2018
Easy to use just like repairing drywall. My wife couldn't believe that I could save my Leather Recliner. Very little work and mess. I give it ten thumbs up.
Posted by Maryann on 28th May 2018
Easy to use, great product, quick shipping!
Looks great and I'm hoping it holds up because it sure looks good at the repair site.
Leather car seat refinish.
Posted by Billy P on 19th Mar 2018
The FC1 soft leather filler did a great job filling large defects and cracks. Worked well and easy to use. I am very satisfied with the result.
Posted by Barb on 12th Feb 2018
I used FC1 Soft Leather Filler to fill in a cracked area on the side of the chair. The area was roughly 3 x 2 inches and had several thin surface cracks which had not went all the way through to the base layer. I worked the filler into the cracks, 4 thin coats, and then applied the dye. I can no longer see the cracks and the area feels more supple, not brittle anymore.
I would order again!
Posted by Rod on 25th Jan 2018
I bought this product to repair a hole on a vintage vinyl ottoman. It was very easy to work with and it did exactly what it said it would do. I saved a ton of money doing it myself, fantastic product!
WORKS REALLY WELL
Posted by Unknown on 23rd Jan 2018
I had tried another product which had not worked very well. I then did some more research and found this filler and used it to repair a faux leather sectional. It worked as described and I am extremely pleased with the results. It is easy to use and dries to a flexible finish. I used a leather vinyl paint after the repair and it has blended in to give an exact match. I would certainly use this again.
Need to come in a bigger bottle
Posted by Unknown on 4th Jan 2018
Need to offer a bigger bottle . But love it just need a bigger bottle for sale.
two thumbs up
Posted by Steve on 1st Oct 2017
I applied several very thin layers to the mesh substrate where the vinyl had cracked and flaked off on a car seat and made sure there was good adhesion with the remaining vinyl fragments. I only removed a few small pieces that were peeling away. I allowed each layer to dry and very lightly scuffed the final coat with 600 to ensure it was smooth. While I was tempted to try and texture the finish I was satisfied with the way it turned out and made a custom color dye to reasonably match the surrounding seat material.
I’m very pleased with the way it turned out and hope that the repair holds up to the wear it’s going to see. Thanks again for your advice and videos.
Easy to Use / Works as advertised
Posted by DavidB on 25th Aug 2017
Welcome to the School of Leather Repair
There are few places where you can get an education without paying for it.
Rub' n Restore is a Family business that takes pride in helping you to become a believer in yourself when it comes to leather repair.
Follow the lessons and you will be amazed!
Best I've found
Posted by Cindy on 17th Jun 2017
I've tried some other brands, but love this filler the best! Easy to use and dries quickly.
The best product
Posted by Vonne on 18th May 2017
I tried other products from different companies before I found Rub n Restore. They didn't come with a filler compound which is just one of the reasons why they didn't work. Can't say enough about this filler compound. Filled in the hole so I was able to dye and save a very expensive leather couch.
Such a large hole to fill
Posted by Yvonne Whitney on 22nd Apr 2017
I had a 4 inch hole in my couch thanks to my dog and didn't want to replace the $900 piece. Your product filled the hole, stain was perfect. I had trouble smoothing the filling but no one notices it but me.
Posted by Unknown on 28th Jan 2017
Easy to use. Only negative is that it is hard to get a smooth finish.
Posted by Linda H on 11th Jan 2017
I just wanted to let you know my leather couches turned out great!!! My patch job isn't as good as yours, but it looks dang good. The couches are almost 20 years old and they look new again.
I never thought it would be this easy to repair leather furniture..I'm So happy!!! Thanks again for helping me.
Not too happy
Posted by David Delarosa on 3rd Jan 2017
It took very long to dry. When it was finally dry, it was tacky to the touch and didn't sand well. I was not very happy with the results
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Larger holes and tears require a flexible repair medium. We walk you through the subpatch process, filling, texturizing, and dyeing. Suitable for repairing leather and vinyl. Free instructions and shopping list here: http://www.rubnrestore.com/content/vinyl-leather-compound-instructions.pdf If you're dealing with a peeling or flaking surface, it has either been previously painted or is a degrading bonded leather. Please click here to learn more: http://www.rubnrestore.com/leather-repair/#peeling-flaking-leather Additional information about bonded leather appears here: http://www.rubnrestore.com/blog/bonded-leather-blues/ These techniques have been used by professional repair artisans (http://www.vinylladies.com) for nearly 30 years. Follow us on social media @RubnRestore
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You can return or exchange any Rub 'n Restore® product within 60 days of purchase, even if you've opened it. We do not accept returns on colors that have been modified.
Sorry, we cannot pay your shipping cost to return the items.
There is a 25% restocking fee on returns to recoup shipping expenses (free shipping wasn't free for us), re-bottling, re-labeling, etc. Avoid the restocking fee by exchanging!
Exchanges within USA must include a $10 check to supplement shipping for the new order. Exchanges to Canada, please include a $25 check.
Refunds/exchanges may also be prorated if a significant volume was used or leaked during shipment.
If you wish to exchange a stock color for a Custom Color, simply return the products with your vinyl or leather sample. We will contact you for credit card payment for the exchange shipping and the Custom Color formulation fee.
Once we have received your return, we will issue a refund or process the exchange within 24 hours. You will receive an automated email from our system notifying you of the refund or the tracking number for your exchange.
If you cancel your order before it has shipped, we will refund the full amount of the order. If your order has already shipped, we will ask UPS to return it to us, but shipping costs will be deducted from your refund.