Fashionable and ecological, the cork fabric can be used in production of a wide range of products (from handbags, purses, wallets, journal covers, clothes, to other accessories) that will allow you to obtain a unique product. Touch PRO line Natural. 1ydx27in (width of fabric). Similar handle to leather. Cork fabric is lightweight, waterproof, stain resistant and hypoallergenic. Color: Natural with Gold.

How to Sew with Cork Fabric

How to Sew with Cork Fabric.

Cork fabric is an excellent material to use in bag-making, whether you are using cork for the entire project, or small pieces for accents and straps.

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Specifications
Cork fabric is environmentally and ecologically friendly. This material is an amazing alternative to leather or vinyl because it is sustainable, washable, stain resistant, durable, antimicrobial and hypoallergenic.

Cork fabric has a similar handle to leather or vinyl. It feels like a quality leather: it’s soft, smooth, and pliable. It is not hard or brittle. Cork fabric looks stunning and unique. Use it to make handmade bags, wallets, accents on clothing, craft projects, applique, embroidery, shoes, or upholstery.

The fabric support backing consist of 15.5% Polyester, 29.5% Cotton, and 55% Polyurethane.

How it’s Made:
This high quality cork fabric is a natural product. It is produced directly from the bark of the cork oak tree. Once the cork is harvested from the cork oak it’s boiled, dried, and shaved into thin sheets. These thin cork sheets are sealed with a non-toxic sealant and adhered to a fabric support backing.

Sewing Recommendations:
It is recommended to start each project with a new needle. Microtex Size 80/12 or Microtex Size 90/14 work best; however, Universal Size 80/12 work just as well. For most projects I recommended 3/8-1/2” seam allowance, 2.5mm stitch length for piecing, and 3mm stitch length for top stitching. If you are sewing through several layers, you may need to lower your machine’s tension. Home Sewing Machines can generally handle sewing through up to four layers of cork or two layers of cork and 2 layers of foam at a time. Each machine behaves differently so please test what works best for your machine. You can iron quality Touch PRO cork on either side. No pressing cloth is needed.