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The Sewing Circle


Creating and altering the softer side of bicycle touring

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Bags & Packing, Camping, Howto, Humor, Maintenance

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/9964

Copyright © 2012-2014 By Robert Ewing - (contact)

Status: Work in progress
Last update: Wednesday May 7, 2014 17:48 (US/Pacific) (edited Wed 7 May 2014 17:49 (US/Pacific))
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No snag Velcro, green tape is for contrast and to show there is only a single line of stitching across one edge of each Velcro patch. Also note the black nylon ribbon reenforcing the silk liner's edges.


Table of Contents

Introduction

Fabrics

      Waterproof and Breathable: WPB

Storage and protection

      Straps and bungees: Rolling your own
      A proper tent bag

Clothing

      Wilson gets a sun hat

Camping

      Lining up a sleeping bag liner

Miscellaneous

      Fabric Shops: Finding fabrics and findings
      Sewing up your journal
      Sewing up the sun
      Sewing souvenirs
      Sewing shops
      What Knots?

Notions and Findings

      Adhesive, glues, sealers and tapes
            Duck Tape: AKA duct tape
      Fasteners
            Hook and Loop: Not all Velcro is equal & not all velcro is Velcro
            Zippers
      Needles
      Reinforcements
            Grommets: real grommets have teeth
      Thread
      Tools of the Trade

Glossary


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