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    You can also do a standing seam along the ridgeline and reinforce it with grosgrain. It's a alot easier to manage while sewing.

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    Never thought of that. I will try some flat seams on some skins and bags and see how I do. I bought almost 15 yards of nylon... So I have some extra to play with. Once I get some time I will try to get some pictures of my first attempt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Detail Man View Post
    You can also do a standing seam along the ridgeline and reinforce it with grosgrain. It's a alot easier to manage while sewing.
    I guess I don't understand what you are suggesting. It sounds much more awkward and complex to me but then I don't like working with grosgrain to start with.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    A flat felled seam can seem a little daunting, but after doing my tarp it really wasn't that bad. I had a tougher time hemming those cat cuts than I did with the ridgeline. Good luck with whatever you do though.
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