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phifertex plus

Printed From: Sailrite Enterprises, Inc.
Category: Canvas Work
Forum Name: Fabric Questions
Forum Discription: Questions about the use and types of fabrics
Printed Date: 02 December 2022 at 11:34am

Topic: phifertex plus
Posted By: sailor john
Subject: phifertex plus
Date Posted: 06 July 2017 at 12:32pm
I am sewing some seats with phifertex plus. Which is a stronger seam, sigzag or straight stitch?


Posted By: MattGrant
Date Posted: 06 July 2017 at 12:42pm
Hi John,

Zigzags will distribute stress better accross a wide seam. But for this material it would actually be more normal to use straight stitches (about 6mm long) and to create a flat felled seam. Straight stitches also "hide" better.

Best Regards,
Matt Grant

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