|The "before" picture--I took one of the side pieces off to |
create a pattern to make the new one from
In case you are confused, this isn't a boot. I'm not sure what this is called, but my husband brought me three pieces to re-do. One of them is actually the boot that covers the base of the gear shift.
|The "after" picture--Topstitching holds the seam allowance |
in place on the underside (and makes it look like the original)
I was concerned about whether my machine (a little Janome Jem) would be able to sew the vinyl, but she had no problem with it. Topstitching was a bit tricky since the needle leaves big holes in the material. It meant I only got one try to get it right.
|Side by side comparison|