sheepskin materaials

Sheepskin shoe lining

Wool length: 8-12mm
Average size:8sqft/piece
Quality:different levels lining are available according to your demand
Basic description:Wool well combed/flat and smooth. Ironed for light silky gloss. no ribby skins, no stitches, no holes, no bad smell. Skins well trimmed
Color: customized 

sheepskin shearling lining for shoes is the most representative fur materials in Yixing
sheep skin shoe lining with thin pelt and tense wool

Sheepskin shoe lining, also called” shearling lining for footwear”, is the most representative product of YIXING. From selecting raw hide&skin to processing, our tannery stick to strict quality control. Genuine Australian sheepskin.The advanced processing technology keeps the shoe lining cozy and neat. Besides,the extremely softness and high quality makes YIXING’s shoe lining the best choice for your products

Sheepskin Moccasin lining

also called “long wool shoe lining” can’t be used as pelt-out shoe upper. Selecting from high quality dense Australian sheepskin, which is ideal for making slippers, cuffs, inner lining and wool-out uppers. Such shearling material can significantly reduce the cost compare with double face sheepskin for shoes.
Wool length: 18-22mm
Average size: 10sqft
Color: customized 
Basic description:
Sheepskin curly shearling It's wool is considered "curly", hence it's name. Can be used as wool-out upper, cuff, decoration etc. Color, wool length and fineness can be all customized.  

long wool sheepskin shearling shoe lining also called sheepskin moccasin as footwear inner

Double face sheepskin for shoes

Wool length: 18-22mm
Color: customized 
also known as twinface sheepskin, selecting from high quality Australian sheepskin, double face sheepskin is the highest quality sheepskin used for sheepskin footwear. Both faces of the skin are visible so the leather side must also be as defect-free as possible. Usually the leather side is dyed. Premium quality sheepskin boots and slippers such as ours are made from double face skins. From 100% Australian sheepskin,which is the suitable material for shoe uppers and snow boots.

high quality double face sheepskin materials are necessary for a pair of ugg boots
sheepskin moccasin for slippers is more competitive than double face ones in price

Sheepskin garment lining

All made of Genuine Australian sheepskin, wool is more cozy, soft and tense, and pelt more thin than shoe lining , used as garment lining. YIXING fur lining for clothes can be produced in the desired color, hair length and fineness

soft wool lamb skin shearling lining as garments inner

Sheepskin mouton

100% high quality Australian sheepskin. Also known as “inside-out sheepskin”. Both the wool and pelt are excellent. Used as material of luxury sheepskin fur coat. Our sheepskin mouton can be produced in the desired color, hair length and fineness.

Yixing fur products provide high quality sheepskin mouton for winter coats
water ripple sheepskin mouton is warmly welcomed in fur market

Sheepskin ripple

The texture of sheep wool looks like water ripple, hence named “sheepskin ripple”. It belongs to inside-out sheepskin, which is warmly welcomed by the market these years.

Double face sheepskin for garment

Wool length: 8-10mm
Color: customized 
From high quality Australia merino sheepskin. Tanned by special leather technology and will trimmed. The pelt is light and thin. The most luxurious super fine wool with a fine yet dense suede. Ideal for garment, handbag, glove and hat.

double face sheepskin for garments are more soft
Double face sheepskin for garments by Yixing Fur Products

The Craft of Sheepskin

wet salted sheepskin selecting process of yixing tannery

1.Wet salted selecting

Sheepskin for YIXING all selected from high quality Australian wet salted ones. To ensure the quality, according to the wet salted sheepskin features, YIXING workers will first sort them into different classes.

Yixing tannery's tanning process:sheepskin fleshing and scouring

2.fleshing & scouring

After some basic processing, YIXING sheepskins are put under the fleshing machine to take away any excess fat and muscle tissue from the underside of the sheepskins. Then surfactants are used under high temperatures to remove any remaining dirt and lanolin from the wool.

yixing tannery's tanning process-sheepskin fur pickling

3. pickling

This step helps stabilizing the skin structure and preventing rotting. Pickling of sheepskins including soaking and adding salt. YIXING conform International regulations and norms what forbidden substances and chemicals are concerned. YIXING devoted itself to environmentally friendly and healthy fur products.

yixing tannery's tanning process-wet salted sheep skin toggling and drying

4. togging & drying

In this processing, YIXING sheepskins have to go through drying, wetting back, staking, buffing, high temperature degreasing and finally togging and drying again. Every steps are under strict control.

yixing tannery's tanning steps-sheepskin ironing and clipping

5. ironing & shearling

To remove tangles, burrs or grass seed, YIXING workers use ironing machine to straighten the wool, also clipping machine is used to create wool pile at a desired thickness. Up to this step, the sheepskin has become crust and can be used for further processing.

yixing tannery's tanning steps-sheepskin materials cleaning and retanning

6. dry-cleaning & retanning

The following steps are for specific sheepskin products like shoe upper, mouton, double face for garments etc. Dry-cleaned by air dryers, A final removal of pelt grease is undertaken to minimize staining of wool. Synthetic tanning agents are then used to make the pelts to be more firm and full. Lastly, the sheepskin is dried again.

Yixing tannery's tanning steps-semi-finished sheepskin materials dyeing

7. dyeing

The sheepskin can be dyed with any colors after tanned. Avaliable Colors in YIXING are Black,Nutria, Dark brown, Pink, Bone, Bleached, white,Deep red,Olive green,Medium grey, Deep cream. The color can be made according to the customer's swatch.

semi-finished sheepskin materials for garments and shoes


After drying, the sheepskins should be re-dried, wet back, stretched. To make the wool more smooth and glossy, YIXING workers will iron the sheepskin and finally clip the wool at customers’ demand. Though different processing method, YIXING provide customers high quality sheepskin shoe lining, double face sheepskin for garments and footwear, shearling garment lining, mouton etc.

international quality control of sheepskin materials

9. Testing

Having exported for about 2 decades, YIXING strictly stick to quality control and environmentally friendly processing. We assure that all YIXING fur products confirm International standards. and test certificates are available for customers if needed.