Big Book of Boat Canvas

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Big Book of Boat Canvas by Karen Lipe

Big Book of Boat Canvas is revised and updated combination of Lipe's two popular volumes Boat Canvas Cover to Cover and More Boat Canvas along with a new additional section on below-decks fabric work. This comprehensive guide provides step-by-step instructions on 36 projects ranging from sail covers, dodgers, and duffle bags to interior cushions, privacy curtains, and hanging lockers.

Learn everything you need to know to add style comfort and utility to your boat including: interior and exterior fabrics, sewing techniques, and maintenance and cleaning tips. Complete with over 300 illustrations.

Cover: Softcover
Pages: 242
Size: 7″ x 10″
Illustrations: 300

Some topics covered in the Big Book of Boat Canvas Include:
Part One: A Few Fundamentals

  • The Sewing Machine
  • Tools and Hardware for Canvas Work
  • Sewing Terminology and Techniques
Part Two: Topside Projects
  • Fabric for Exterior Projects
  • Deck Cushions
  • Building a Winter Cover
  • And more
Part Three: Interior Canvas Work
  • Curtains
  • Lee Cloths
  • Locker-Mounted Laundry Bag
  • And more