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Old 05-14-2011, 11:26 PM   #1
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Cool sewing bimini

Has any one ever done there own bimini repairs changes or seat cushions .what is the learning curb on this type of work.I 'am a tradesman in metal & welding and machining could it be that hard?????
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:17 PM   #2
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We bought a Singer heavy duty sewing machine mainly because of zipper coming detached from eisenglass, etc. After getting the hang of sewing all our own zippers and such, we've now gone so far as to buy canvas and made a new front window cover and bought snaps; put it up yesterday and it worked fine.

I say go for it! Where there's a will, there's a way. Make sure it's a heavy duty machine; ours wasn't more than about $160.
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Old 05-17-2011, 10:23 AM   #3
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what model singer did you use and I will give it a try thanks
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Old 05-17-2011, 01:38 PM   #4
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Just about any sewing machine will be able to handle it. You'll be better off with heavier needles. I'd also get the UV resistant thread recommended by Sunbrella. My wife just made covers from sunbrella for the dngy outboard and the Honda 2K Genny.
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