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  • How to Make Enclosure Side Curtains

    5,907 views 1 month ago
    This video tutorial will show the steps required to make your own side curtain enclosure panels for a boat. Every detail from patterning, sewing, and installing zippers and fasteners will be shown. Making your own boat enclosure curtains may save you thousands compared to having a canvas shop to do it. It’s not as difficult as it looks, especially after watching this video. Purchase all the supplies needed to make enclosure curtains at http://www.sailrite.com

    How to Make Enclosure Side Curtains Chapters:
    • Installing Zippers to Bimini Top - 0:38 min
    • Making Pattern - 4:55 min
    • Patterning Clear Window Material - 14:36 min
    • Making Inside Facing Strips - 17:26 min
    • Making Outside Facing Strips - 21:56 min
    • Sewing Binding - 29:23 min
    • Sewing Zipper Along Top - 32:26 min
    • Installing Zipper for Front Curtain - 35:35 min
    • Installing Snaps - 38:09 min
    • Materials List - 42:16 min

    Materials List:
    • YKK® Zipper #10 Vislon Finished Black Double Pull - Item # 104843
    • Seamstick 1/4" Basting Tape for Canvas - Item # 104167
    • Sunbrella Acrylic Bias Binding Cocoa 1" - Item # 103018
    • Seamstick 3/8" Basting Tape for Canvas - Item # 129
    • Dura Skrim Patterning Material - Item # 103134
    • O'Sea Polished 30 Gauge Vinyl 54" x 110" Clear - Item # 103734
    • Sunbrella Marine Grade Fabric from Sailrite
    • V-92 Polyester Thread or Tenara Thread from Sailrite
    • Velcro Polyester Loop 1" from Sailrite
    • DOT® Snap Fastener Hard Action Socket - Item # 333058
    • SnapRite ®Snap Fastener Button Silver 1/4" Barrel - Item # 104154

    Tools List:
    • Sewing Machine, Straight Edge, Scissors, Marker, Pony Clamp
    • Soapstone Fabric Marking Pencil White - Item # 102766
    • Sailrite Ultrafeed LS-1 PLUS Sewing Machine - Item # 300502
    • Sailrite Edge Hotknife Package - Item # 103800
    • Fabric Marking Pencil Yellow - Item # 111002
    • 1" Swing-Away Straight Binder - Item # 100103
    • SnapRite® System - Item # 104237 or
    • Pres-N-Snap Installation Tool - Item # 109011

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  • Covers Play

    Many types of covers for boats including sail covers, window covers, motor covers, wheel cover, sun covers, and much more.
    • How to Make a Pontoon Boat Cover - Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 17,896 views
      How to Make a Pontoon Boat Cover Video provides step-by-step instructions for sewing a custom cover for your pontoon boat. Learn how to create your own great fitting cover for trailing, storage or ...
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    • How to Make a Power Boat Cover - Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 33,807 views
      How to Make a Power Boat Cover Video provides step-by-step instructions for sewing a custom cover for your power boat. Learn how to create your own great fitting cover for trailing, storage or moor...
    • How to Make a Sail Pack for Your Boat - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 31,583 views
      How to Make a Sail Pack video contains step-by-step sewing instructions to help make building a sail pack easy and affordable. A sail pack mainsail cover (also known as Stack Pack®, Lazy Pack, and ...
    • Make Your Own Sunfish / Lateen Rig Sailboat Cover - Duration: 1 hour, 11 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 7,547 views
      How to Make Your Own Sunfish / Lateen Rig Sailboat Cover video gives step-by-step instructions for patterning and sewing a cover for a Sunfish sailboat. The cover in this video is made from Sunbrel...
    • Video Preview of Make Your Own Winter Boat Cover DVD - Preview Video - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 9,219 views
      This video preview of "Make Your Own Winter Boat Cover DVD" shows short clips taken from each chapter of that DVD set. Purchase the DVD and get full step-by-step instructions for patterning, sewing...
    • How to Make a Boat Fender Cover - Center Rope Style - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      • 6,533 views
      How to Make a Boat Fender Cover - Center Rope Style provides step-by-step instructions for making a secure, removable cover for a center rope style boat fender. A grommetted top with an adjustable ...
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  • Cushions & Upholstery Play

    How to build cushions, throw pillows, drapery panels, curtain track, sling chair covers, director chair cover, recovering a sofa or chair, piping techniques, picking out cushion foam then cutting & gluing the foam and much more.
    • How to Make Cockpit Cushions - Box Cushions - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 52,179 views
      In this video we will walk you through the steps required to make your very own cockpit cushions for your boat. This type of a cushion is called a box cushion which is the most popular type of cush...
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    • How to Make V-Berth Cushions - Duration: 49 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 22,764 views
      How to Make V-Berth Cushions Video is a step-by-step instructional video for making your own irregular shaped box cushions for your boat's v-berth. In this video you will learn how to pattern the f...
    • How to Make a Bench Cushion - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 269,320 views
      How to Make a Bench Cushion Video demonstrates step-by-step how to make a long bench cushion without boxing. Perfect for built-in benches in mud rooms or for window seats, this cushion features a s...
    • How to Make a Sunbrella Fabric Hammock - Duration: 49 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 70,084 views
      You can make your own fabric hammock out of high quality Sunbrella fabric. In this video we will show you how to weave the rope clew harness then how to make two hammocks; an easy hammock and a fib...
    • How to Make Salon Cushions for your Boat - Duration: 36 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 44,117 views
      How to Make Salon Cushions Video will demonstrate step-by-step how to make new settee cushions for the cabin of your boat. Whether making cushions from scratch or recovering existing foam, this vid...
    • How to Make a Basket Liner - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 27,058 views
      How to Make a Basket Liner Video demonstrates step-by-step how to make a fabric lining for decorative or storage baskets. Basket liners help protect the basket as well as the basket's contents. Add...
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  • Learning to Sew Video Series Play

    Welcome to the Learning to Sew Series! We invite you to sew through this 7-part video series with us and learn some basic sewing techniques. Made with the beginner in mind, these videos will walk you through all the fundamentals from how to set up your machine to sewing basic stitches. At the end, we'll put all the skills together and sew a pillow with a zipper!
    • Learning to Sew Part 1: How to Set up Your Sewing Machine - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 73,616 views
      In Part 1 of Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series beginning sewers will get to know their sewing machines. This video covers the parts of the sewing machine and their functions, how to wind a bobbin, ...
    • Learning to Sew Part 2: How to Stitch - Duration: 9 minutes, 1 second.

      • 1 year ago
      • 35,251 views
      In Part 2 of Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series, you will learn how to sew basic stitches. Watch and learn how to set up your machine to sew, sew a curve, sew in reverse and how to turn corners.
    • Learning to Sew Part 3: How to Sew Basic Seams - Duration: 5 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 22,853 views
      Part 3 of Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series tackles sewing seams. In this video you will learn how to sew an overlapping seam and a semi-flat felled seam.
    • Learning to Sew Part 4: How to Finish Edges - Duration: 6 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 24,026 views
      Watch Part 4 of Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series to learn how to finish edges of your sewing projects with hems or binding. Three different styles of hem are covered in this video.
    • Learning to Sew Part 5: How to Sew a Zipper - Duration: 7 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 58,724 views
      Don't be intimidated by zippers! In Part 5 of Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series, we demonstrate a simple way to sew zippers. This method is perfect for adding zippers to pillows or cushions.
    • Learning to Sew Part 6: How to Add Piping - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 103,599 views
      In Part 6 of Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series, we cover how to add piping to the edges of a cushion or pillow. Piping adds a finished look to any project. Watch this video to learn how to sew a pi...
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  • Ultrafeed Walking Foot Sewing Machines Play

    The Sailrite Ultrafeed sewing machines featuring a mechanical walking presser foot that moves forward and back in time with the feed dog to ensure that the layers of fabric are consistently moving together through the machine. The result—heavy, bulky and even sticky fabrics like leather and window material are easily sewn with consistently symmetrical stitch lengths.
    • Ultrafeed Walking Foot Sewing Machine Series Overview - Duration: 4 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 3,875 views
      If you need a portable, powerful sewing machine, look no further than the Sailrite Ultrafeed Sewing Machines. These machines are built with the toughest, most reliable parts and are designed to mak...
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    • Sailrite Ultrafeed BASIC Walking Foot Sewing Machines - Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,983 views
      The Sailrite Ultrafeed BASIC Sewing Machine packages offer our powerful walking foot sewing machines at great entry level pricing. This package is perfect for first-time sewers, home sewers looking...
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    • Sailrite Ultrafeed PLUS Walking Foot Sewing Machines - Duration: 2 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,999 views
      The Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ-1 & LS-1 PLUS Sewing Machine packages features our powerful, portable, walking foot sewing machines with some of our favorite accessories. This package is perfect for som...
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    • Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ-1 PREMIUM Walking Foot Sewing Machine - Duration: 92 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,845 views
      The Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ-1 PREMIUM Sewing Machine package features our powerful, portable, straight stitch/zigzag walking foot sewing machine loaded up with all of our best accessories. This pack...
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    • Sail & Canvas Work on the Ultrafeed Sewing Machine - Duration: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 4,374 views
      The Ultrafeed Sewing machines are powerhouse machines that can easily sew heavy materials, making them perfect for sewing sails and boat canvas. The Ultrafeed is tried and true in up to 10 layers o...
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    • Sewing Soft Leather on an Ultrafeed Sewing Machine - Duration: 116 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 3,083 views
      The Ultrafeed Sewing Machines are excellent for sewing soft leather. These machines are tough enough to sew through heavy sailmakers’ leather while still having the finesse to sew fine leather good...
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