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Very professional looking.
Thank you, I seem to pick up a few tips about boat sewing projects with each one I do.

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Nice!

Looking good! I'll be pm-ing you for advice when I start on our hatch covers!
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Mary,

I will be happy to give it. I have to tell you, the best advise on the cushions was to staple the pieces together before sewing. It holds them all together. The downfall is all of the sharp staple edges causing some nasty little cuts and pokes.

Can you believe the irony, Staples causing me such pain!
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That's too funny!

I actually threw my sewing machine across the room, first time I tried the hatch covers. Pretty frustrating sewing, when I've been used to piecing quilts, etc..

Well, now I have some time to give it another go!
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Now only if you could clean up Xort so he looked so good... Nicely done...
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