[Hammock Camping] Re: down pad hammock
> > If I ever get any useful tips for sewing the hook side of velcro,I
> > will pass them along, and I would hope that others would , too.My biggest problem is broken needles and bird nesting so the stapling
> Staple it before sewing.
> > Maybe I'll just super-glue the stuff next time :-)
> NEVER use superglue on fabric. Never use superglue on ANYTHING
> inflexible to start with.Thanks. You just saved me some time with experimenting with
> > btw, has anybody tried adhesives instead of sewing?wait until
> Various kinds of rubber cement can work to hold things in place for
> stitching if you apply some to each surface to be attached then
> it sets some before sticking them together.I prefer fusing tape or sheets. It doesn't work for silnylon, but
then very little does stick to silnylon. The fusing tape has the
advantage that it disolves when the item is washed. It's not
- I just sew the stuff like normal after pinning and usually have no
trouble with it. Have you tried different needle sizes?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "ciyd01" <ciyd@a...> wrote:
> If I ever get any useful tips for sewing the hook side of velcro, I
> will pass them along, and I would hope that others would , too. That
> stuff is such a pain in the neck. I have started using a zipper foot
> on the sewing machine and that seems to *help* but is not a cure-all.
> Maybe I'll just super-glue the stuff next time :-) btw, has anybody
> tried adhesives instead of sewing?
> --- In email@example.com, Rick <ra1@i...> wrote:
> > Hi ciyd,
> > I will continue to do what I can not to use velcro. I had my fill
> > it. Ed told me I will end up coming round again. He may be
> > However, not yet.
> > Rick