Originally Posted by nine4gmc
the canvas was some light-medium weight that I picked up from walmart for another job and had some left over. I knew I needed some backing to help keep the blanket from unravelling so I lightly sprayed the backing and blanket with 3M Contact Cement and bonded them together. after I cut the patterns in the blanket and 1/2" sew foam, I sewed the perimeter of each panel before sewing the panels together.
as far as holding up, its not UV, stain or wear resistant so I doubt it would last long in a daily automotive environment. tinted windows a garage and some scotchguard will extend the life some but denim jeans will wreak havoc eventually.
Thanks for the info. Will consider, but still gonna spend some time looking for some upholstery.