When painting on fabric and leather- how to make it softer?

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When I look online it gives me just a few steps. but all mention a stiffer feel. Is there any way to make it mores ofter to touch especially for the fabric,
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  • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Jun 01, 2017
    If you use chalk paint, be sure to water it down 50/50 - water to paint ratio. It will help with the stiffness. Also after several coats of this paint, you can add wax to the dry material, buff it and it will soften the material. But, it will not be completely soft, just not as stiff.

  • Conniegerock Conniegerock on Jun 01, 2017
    Thank you so much. I will do that. Thanks, again

  • Audrey Trubshaw Audrey Trubshaw on Jun 01, 2017
    If you use acrylic paint, mix it with 1/3 fabric medium and heat set if possible. (Even a hot hair dryer would probably work.) The "paint" feel is gone!

  • Conniegerock Conniegerock on Jun 01, 2017
    now that is awesome. I will use that on my fabric chair. Thanks again