“Things are as they are. Looking out into the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.”
― Alan W. Watts
Thanks for the information and the clarification.
[[so the ribbon is folded and on both sides of the fabric? isn't this basically the same as an edge binding? ]]
No. The ribbon is not folded. It lies flat on one side of the fabric. The raw edge of the fabric is folded under itself and is therefore concealed under the ribbon.
ok, i see. i misunderstood
You got it. I use either 3/8 or 5/8, depending on the size of the tarp. But 5/8 is just generally easier to work with. I also use 5/8 grossgrain for the pull-out loops. It hasn't failed even with high use.
Even if ou tieout did start to wear you can easily replace it.