Cork E-reader Wallet

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This is essentially the “muslin” I made for this project so I could test it out before cutting into the leather. I used this cork I had in stash, because it seemed close-enough to leather and would also be a good way to play with cork fabric for the first time.

It turned out to fit our KOBO e-reader just about perfectly, so I decided to go ahead and finish it by adding a snap after I’d finished and sent off the other project.

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It also has the belt loop on it, but I have a feeling that’s going to go pretty much unused! :upside_down_face:

This one is only glued, but I did practice all the hole-punching on it before trying it on the leather piece and maybe I’ll go back and do the saddle stitching some day when I’m looking to wreck my finger tips!

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It looks great!

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Love your use of the cork! Awesome texture that mixes so well with the key embellishment.

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This turned out really great! Cork looks like an excellent choice!

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Thanks so much!

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That looks marvelous! Do I see silver sparkle or is that just a reflection on whatever binder is holding the cork into sheets?
Did you poke the holes by hand or run the seam allowances through a sewing machine? I have done the former with vinyl to poke even holes for hand sewing.

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Thank you!

There’s silver in the material that peeks between the cork pieces.

I bought a set of leather working tools that came with stitching chisels sort of similar to these and used them.

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Ah, cool. Do you like the set, would you recommend it? Leather working tools can be tricky, some are great but a lot are meh.

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I don’t think I’ve used enough of them or them enough to say which is one reason I haven’t yet left a rating on the site I ordered them from. Given the price point, I imagine some tools will be better than others and the set did not come with directions or descriptions at all, so some of them I don’t even really know what they are for!

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This is cool. I love the cork.

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The cork is a great choice

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Whoa! This is crazy! What a cool idea.

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