I'm just going to add a bit of info on cork, as possibly someone hasn't heard of it before. It's very popular right now in the sewing groups!
This bag is called the Bonnie Bucket Bag and can been found at SWOON SEWING PATTERNS!
The cork is a natural sustainable, Peta certified, Eco friendly product imported from Portugal.
- The cork tree bark is peeled every 9 years, and can be re-harvested up to 300 years! Some cork forests are 2000 years old.
- Cork leather is strong.
- It is not only water resistant, but has natural anti-mildew/antibacterial properties and can be washed clean.
This video is excellent, and will explain how the cork fabric/leather is made.
Sara Larson SEW SWEETNESS (US)
Sheri Ferraro MM CORK SUPPLIES (CANADA)
Jessica Cruzan SEW DAKINE , (HAWAII, US)