Sadler 25 conversion..

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  • 07 Mar 2020 09:21
    Reply # 8807380 on 8800878

    Thanks David,

    I’m waiting on a couple more samples (and a metre of Odyssey to compare them all with)

    ,then I’ll make a decision and place an order..

  • 06 Mar 2020 16:47
    Reply # 8803865 on 8800878

    As a rule of thumb, +50% is not too much, and +60% is safer. It's quite surprising how much cloth the camber and pockets use up. To be absolutely safe, it's best to draw a cloth layout, especially if you're making each main panel out of one cloth. There's usually some spare cloth on either side of the panel shape, which may or may not be usable for pockets, depending on panel width. Remember to lay the panel pattern out on the cloth such that the threadline is as near to parallel to the leech as it will go, and doing that, in a kind of chevron or zigzag pattern, makes it more likely that the offcuts are useful.

  • 06 Mar 2020 14:24
    Message # 8800878

    Here’s the new thread.

    I’m very excited to finally be starting.

    I forgot to ask earlier how much cloth to order to be on the safe side.

    ie- sail sqm + 25%? Or more?

    -to allow for camber, broad seam, pockets and patches etc.

    I wouldn’t  want to run out and then find I couldn’t order more of the same..

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