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What machine are you using?
Sounds to me like the case may be slightly to big and is binding the thread. Or possibly some got bent out of round during shipping.
I order them from Albrights supply. Here: https://www.albrightssupply.com/product ... ?qs=J+clip
Also any local upholstery supplier should have them. Where in NC are you. Ill let you know if I know of any suppliers in that area.
Personally I would probably use all foam for this or make a wood box with 3" foam on top and 1" foam on the sides. If you going to use the springs I would hog ring a layer of vinyl fabric between the to spring sets and then also a layer of vinyl on the top springs where the foam will be. For the sid...
Great question! Are you measuring the perimeter of the top piece? You need to account for the seam allowance. For example if your top piece is cut to 12x12 and you are sewing with 1/2" seam allowance you are really making an 11x11 box. Basically if the finished size of the box you want is 12x12. You...
Both machines will work great for you. I recent picked up a 226 on a deal I couldn't pass up. Its an awesome machine i really like it. I highly suggest getting a servo motor. That will make it much easier for you to learn on.
Id try increasing the feet pressure also.
Look like it will work out great to me. They always look awful before getting steamed, stretched and stapled. On the corners where it wraps around the curved section of the bows dont be afraid to trim the listing to allow it to stretch out nicely. I usually always sew extra listing and trim it back ...
The most UV resistant thread you can get is called PTFE thread. Its usually guarantied to out last the lifetime of any fabric its used on. It also has a few other names such as Tenara and Solarfix
Hope that helps.
@County Line Custom I agree that there is no reasonable way to avoid that. I have seen people use HH66 vinyl cement brushed to the back side of seams. That probably helps a lot but would take a considerable amount of time. Also there are varying opinions about wrapping the cushions in plastic. Some...
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