Applique with Ripstop?
Subject: Applique with Ripstop?
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (George M North)
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 92 17:45:48 GMT
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org (Pat Prosser) writes:
|> Applique is not difficult. Generally what I do is
|> (1) Cut out a shape I want to put on the kite surface
|> (2) Fix this onto the sail. I do this either by spraying the
|> surfaces with water, or with spray mount (that spray on
|> glue they use for mounting photographs on card).
|> (3) I then stitch the material to the sail
|> (4) Finally, I take a seam ripper with a "ball on the end".
|> They all have a "ball on the end". I then make a nick in
|> the back of the surface and then insert the seam ripper,
|> placing the "ball" against the seam, and zip around the
|> (5) If you used spray mount, clean the surface.
|> Easy .... but practice so that you have confidence.
For Step (2) I often just use clear tape. Works well with most
kinds of ripstop. It holds better than water and doesn't need to
be cleaned like spray mount.
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