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HelenT
« on: August 15, 2007 05:08:42 AM »

Hi all,

I'm wondering if anyone can help me. I'm making a handbag for a present out of sailcloth, and I'm a bit stuck for designs.  There's lots of bags out there made from the thick sail cloth material, but I've got the thin spinnaker sailcloth, which is really flimsy and I'm not sure that it will take well to interfacing.

Any suggestions would be welcome, and if anyone has any experience doing this I'd love to hear from them!

Cheers,

Helen
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ksew
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2007 07:53:20 AM »

I would use an extra heavyweight pellon SEW IN.. dont even bother trying to iron on!
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HelenT
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2007 05:02:35 AM »

Thank you, have tried your suggestion and it works really well, I'm pretty pleased with the final product too.
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ksew
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2007 06:33:30 AM »

excellent! can we see??
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