8092Spent the money, Rick.
- Jan 31, 2005OK, this kinda ties into the other Post (Materials) here today.
Because of my error in feet versus yards, I did not get enough ripstop
the first time for the ZHammock. Found some wally-world $1.00 / yard
"ripstop-looking" stuff and mentioned it here. Rick made (The
correct!) statement which was something to the effect: "Why take the
So, I found another local fabric store and known-good ripstop was only
$4.29 / yard.
AND....!!!! Got it all sewed up!!!! Did I mention that I missed the
instructions where it says to use a Zig_Zag stitch....? Seems like it
will work with my "somewhat" straight stitching. This is my
first-ever sewing adventure and if anyone here ever gets to see this
project and starts laughing..... Well, I may just... Ahhh... Forget
Let's see now. Figure in my time spent learning about that *BOBBIN
THINGY* [&*%$#@%$&], my learning curve, sewing time thus far... Well,
if I were to pay myself minimum wage, this is now an $852.75 hammock!
OK.... On to the Whipping Post tonight! Ahhh... "Whipping" the ends
Then, the testing of my *Gold-Plated-ZHammock*...!
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