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Old 06-30-2009, 07:06 PM
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My 1st try....THANK Dantwolakes!!!

I knew I had always wanted to learn trim work.
Already did the mechanical and paint and body.

We started on a father/son project and I knew it would be really cool to do something custom for the interior.

79 Camaro
Son loves the Hugger orange outside so I figured why not make it a little bit retro on the inside.

Just got 1 rear bottom cushion done but with the tutorials from Dan I think it turned out pretty good.

Next I go for the other seats and door panels


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Old 07-01-2009, 03:43 AM
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Looks good!
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Looks awesome. Dan has helped many. Cant Thank him enough myself. Congrats. Very nice work.......
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Impressive work. What kind of sewing machine did you use? Do you have any step-by-step pictures of the process?
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Impressive work. What kind of sewing machine did you use? Do you have any step-by-step pictures of the process?
I used a PFAFF 145 I picked up off craigslist for $400.
Replaced the clutch motor with a servo motor. Man what a sweet machine. It sews great.

I didn't do any step by step pics on this part but I will on the rest. I started with the smallest part in case I had to do it over again it wouldn't waste as much material."Figured I would end up screwing up a step anyway"

I used 1/2" sew foam on the seating area and 1/4" on the sides.
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Old 07-01-2009, 07:11 AM
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Very nice, you did a good job. That houndstooth check fabric is big with the Camaro community. You were wise to pick something pretty simple for your first project. It gives you the confidence to keep going. Now you know you can do it. So for about $600 you got a Pfaff 145 with a servo motor? Great find!

Also: Thanks for the kind words, you really made my day!
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That looks very nice! Im about to start on the interior of my camaro, please keep us updated!
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Old 07-01-2009, 06:33 PM
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HI Guys,Dan is definately the guy to ask about ANYTHING related to upholstery. he has always answered my dumb questions,, in a professional way. Thanks Dan...
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Old 07-02-2009, 06:48 AM
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That does look nice! Headliners is what gives me problems. Guess I don't have the patience it takes to do them where they come out looking nice....
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