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Mustard cork fabric | plant-based backings

Hand coloured leather alternative with organic cotton and hemp blend backings. By the meter and pre-cuts.
SIZE: 0.5 Linear meter /yard (50 cm - 20")
BACKING: Oeko-Tex 100% Cotton Camel Lightweight Twill
Product details

COLOUR/ PATTERN: Mustard. Hand painted on Premium natural cork sheets
* Please be aware that capturing true colours accurately in pictures is challenging, and each screen may display them differently. Additionally, due to the handcrafted nature of our process, there might be slight variations in colours.

1 - 20x50cm (approx. 7 7/8"x20")
2 - 50cmx50cm (approx. 20"x20")
3 - 70X50cm (approx. 27 7/8"x20")

1- Half linear meter: 50cm / 20"
2- Linear meter: 100cm / yard
- 140cm /1.5 yd for synthetic backings
- 160cm /1.75 yd for plant-based backings

* If you order two pre-cuts you may not receive a continuous piece. In case you want it continuous, please let us know and we’ll send it if possible.

Plant-based: lightweight & heavyweight cotton twills and denims (both Oeko-tex certified and organic) and a hemp & cotton option.
You'll find a pdf with all backings' composition.

LEAD TIME: Due to our extensive range of patterns/colours and backings, in stock, we primarily offer pre-cut options, while cork fabric sold by the meter is generally crafted on a made-to-order basis. Please check the processing time section for more information

Product description

HOW IS IT CRAFTED: ultra-thin cork sheets, sliced from premium cork planks, are carefully selected and then hand-assembled and bonded to various supports. Following this, they enter a press, undergo sanding, and finally receive a hand-applied protector with pigments, adding colour and enhancing cork’s natural features. Further insights into the cork fabric manufacturing process can be found here.

BACKINGS: the flexible manufacturing process makes it possible to offer various options, tailored to your product. Prioritising sustainability, and especially for clothing, we offer Oeko-Tex certified, organic cotton and hemp backing, for 100% plant-based, biodegradable products - setting us apart in the cork fabric industry.

In case synthetic-backed "standard" cork fabric options better suit your preferences, feel free to reach out. We offer a swatch book showcasing all backings options, which you can purchase here.

CORK:  through a sustainable harvesting process that allows for bark extraction without harming cork-oak trees and a regrowth cycle of nine years, cork becomes a renewable resource with a history dating back thousands of years. Join us in supporting this tradition while using cork creatively, and our forests thank you

USES: depends on the backing. Varies from clothing, especially jackets and vests, bags, wallets, purses, totes and other fashion accessories, cases, sleeves, footwear, as well as upholstery, furniture and throw pillows for home decor projects. May be sewed with a regular sewing machine and glued with water-based adhesive.

For bulk orders, we provide special discounts and wholesale conditions for quantities over 10 meters/yards. If you would like more information about our bulk order discounts, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Processing time

PRE-CUTS: 2 to 5 working days; BY THE METER OPTIONS: 4 to 6 weeks (it's made to order at the factory)

Shipping & Delivery


EU: 3 to 10 working days

UK: 3 to 10 working days

US: 7 to 15 working days

Other countries: 7 to 20 working days

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Return & Refund

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