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Loops are sewn into the ends of lines on paragliders, certain kites, and many other applications. It is a very strong way of creating a loop, and it d...
To keep the line aligned when sewing, a guide plate is used. Anything fairly rigid - about 0.5 - 0.75 times the thickness of the line should work. The...
I use clear packaging tape to secure the plate, but most anything should work. You may have to play around with it a bit to get the alignment just rig...
Once you get the plate aligned - get a scrap piece of line and tweak the zig-zag width to go slightly beyond (outward of) center. To begin sewing a lo...
Run the length of the overlap creating 90 degree angles, and go a few stitches beyond the end of the short tail. After cutting the thread, use a light...
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Posted:Sep 3, 2011
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