Clean the entire surface of the leather with a lightly dampened cloth. This will remove any of the minor surface dirt.
Apply leather shampoo to a soft, non-abrasive sponge and get the sponge a little wet.
Work the shampoo into the leather using small, circular motions. Move around the leather and make sure you clean the entire surface.
Wipe the leather down with a damp towel to remove the soap and any water left behind.
Pour a little more water onto the leather if any soap or dirt got left behind. Wipe the water away quickly with the towel.
Let the leather item dry completely before using it.