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How to sew with cork fabric (and make a cork bag strap)

Posted by Lisa Lam on

We only stock Touch Pro cork, this superb quality cork is backed with woven flannel-like fabric (see left-hand side) or canvas-like fabric which gives it a padded feel and durability and stability. How does cork feel and what is it like to sew with?  Well, in a word, it's lovely!  High-quality cork is beautifully smooth and pliable.  It has the handle of leather.  It's almost warm to the touch and has a strokeable peach-fuzz softness.   This cork fabric is made in such a way that it will retain these properties over time.  It will not dry, become brittle or flake with age.  As a fabric, the...

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