How to clean leather, you might ask? Saddle soap is a good start and is used before treating the leather. Saddle soap is not confined to its name, it can be used on other leather products as well. Saddle soap is available either solid or liquid. It is best to use a moist sponge or cloth in combination with saddle soap. Make sure that the stitching doesn't get too wet, as they might let loose then. Make sure saddle soap is absorbed properly before giving it a dry rub.