I have just seen your post, so I apologize for replying only now.
Wishing all Alfisti a Happy New Year 2020, I reply to your post suggesting you some wool cloth instead of the velour. Unfortunately, the velour is not longer available on Italian market, therefore we need to use an alternative fabric. I can show you some wool fabrics in a similar shade, and we can then use the gray vinyl with it. We can send some samples for free, if you like, or we can start to make a selection directly by picture.
Can you please contact me to [email protected]? This way I can send you some pictures.