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I wanted to share the final outcome of my winter project. New cockpit cushions! I only have four band-aids on my fingers. I had some false start....I finished one whole cushion and was not happy with the outcome and started over again.

Here is the final outcome. Not bad for the first time, but don't look too closely.

<a href="http://s667.photobucket.com/albums/vv32/admtrox/?action=view&current=100_0042-1.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i667.photobucket.com/albums/vv32/admtrox/100_0042-1.jpg" border="0" alt="Cockpit cushions"></a>
 

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Look nice Chris. Do you need measurements for my cockpit or is your memory good enough?
 

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Perfect Valentine's Day gift for my bony @ss!!!

Does that make you the Rear Admiral?

They are very nice indeed. Impressive work.
 

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Those lookl great! What material did you use? So they snap down to the cockpit somehow?
 

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Very professional looking.
 

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You guys better be careful.
I think I see a backlog of orders headed your way.
 

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Send measurements and a lot of money and you got a deal!!

the cover is phifertex plus with reticulated foam on top over closed cell foam, all wrapped in batting for extra softness at the outer skin.
The snaps are in the back and snap into buttons on the cockpit coaming. holds in place well.

She did our bimini last summer as well. turned out very nice but these are even better.

She also did 2 throwable cushions to match
 

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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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:laugher :laugher :laugher :laugher :laugher :laugher

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!:D
 

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Now only if you could clean up Xort so he looked so good... :) Nicely done... :)
 
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