With your sewing abilities you could certainly follow Grizz and TD's howto's and make your own. I am making one now and it's not that bad. I just discovered a "swiffer" mop at wally world with an aluminum 3 peice handle that I think will make good spreader bars.
Gentle raindrops and mighty oceans...neither can exist without the other.
Time heals all wounds...but it usually leaves a pretty big scar.