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    Posted: 23 February 2010 at 10:08pm
I plan to re-do the dinette seats in my tawler. The bottom cushions are rectangular and should present no problem. I will use Nauga Soft.
The backs however are ribbed - like channeling fabric which is what they may be: white vinyl with vertical half tubes or half-cylinders about one and one- inches in diameter. The backs are deeper at the bottom, giving a slant, and have vinyl covered plywood backs.
I would simply like to cover the existing covers with Nauga Soft but I don't know how to sew on to the vertical half-tubes. I don't want to use channeling fabric since I don't want white seats.
Can Sailrite or anyone else give me some advice? If it turns out to be a job for a professional, I may just have to construct regular foam filled slanted cushions, but I rather like the vertical column effect I have now.
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Hi Alan,
The easiest way to do this is to get batting material to line the back side of the vinyl. Then create a vertical sew pattern and stitch the batting to the vinyl along these lines. The result will the same look as the premade channeling fabric but in the exact color and material that you want.
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