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    Posted: 18 December 2015 at 9:36am
I have a 12' x 14' Sunbrella awning for my patio that is about 5 years old and is need to be re-sewn.  I have a heavy duty Singer machine and have done numerous canvas projects with the machine.  The awning has 4 equal sections to equal the 14' width and at the seams there are support pockets sewn to the seams that have grommets and is tied to the awning structure to secure it down.  Question is:  How can the awning be sewn at each section with all the material gathering under the arm as you work towards the middle awning sections?  I am not a professional by any means but I have done numerous canvas projects for boats but none ever this large.
Thanks in advance for the help.
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12' by 14' is really quite manageable. Get someone to help you roll the material tightly parallel to the seams to be sewn. You should find that this will work well moving all the way to the center most seam. Then unroll and do the same from the opposite side. Hope this helps.
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