It is VERY cozy...so much so that I'm hesistant to mess with it much more. That old thick leather is soft like a nicely used baseball glove.
The guys over on the HAMB hotrod site are where I got the idea to scrounge a leather couch. They've been doing that for roadster upholstery for a while.
I wasn't finding a suitable donor couch laying on the curb so I went on the local online classifieds site and found a lady trying to sell her leather couch and loveseat set for $400. It was perfect...not a lot of fussiness in the design, just big flat expanses of thick high quality leather.
I know, from personal experience that used upholstered furniture is almost impossible to sell...for any amount of money. I've tried to do it and I always end up just giving it away, or worse...taking it to the dump.
So I contacted the lady and said that I hoped she got her asking price on her pretty couches but if she ever got to the point where she just needed them gone, I would come get them. I told her how I was needing the leather for my Model T project and I sent her a photo of the car. A few weeks later, she said they were in her driveway and I could come get them for free.