Originally Posted by samsara
I've done one so far (will do more in the future for friends) and it was one of the huge 90x156 polyester ones. I sewed a channel in both ends so that I could do the mini-spreader on each end. It's my nightly sleeper and I was shooting for big and extra comfy (I succeeded
For a regular hammock I think gathered is just fine if you aren't doing spreader bars.
I forgot about the mini spreader, I've been meaning to try that. I ordered three tablecloths one in pink for my 4 year old daughter and the other two are for beater hammocks. maybe I'll gather end one and channel end the other. Then I can add a mini spreader to the channel end one.