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    Default Sewing question

    Has anyone ever sewn memory foam? Is it even possible? Can you do it on a normal machine?

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    I would assume you need to glue it. What are you trying to make?

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    Thanks. Trying to make a pram liner.

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    Special type of glue I would assume?

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    If it's a thin foam you might be able to sew it. Or you could use a polar fleece?

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    Subbing I want to do something similar with car seats. I would think you would need to sew a slip cover then insert the Foam first maybe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DesperatelySeekingSleep View Post
    Subbing I want to do something similar with car seats. I would think you would need to sew a slip cover then insert the Foam first maybe.
    That actually a really good idea. Although I would need to sew the hole for the straps into it. How would that go?

    Might look into that glue too. Thanks SM.

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    If you have fabric either side of it when you sew it should be fine. The only real issue with foam is that it doesn't run through the sewing machine real well by itself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wally90 View Post
    That actually a really good idea. Although I would need to sew the hole for the straps into it. How would that go?

    Might look into that glue too. Thanks SM.
    I would probably do a button hole style opening maybe http://m.wikihow.com/Sew-Buttonholes


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    Oh yeah. Let me have another think.. Silly me!

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    OK I would probably roughly hand sew or tack the holes then cut the hole out while taking care to cut the foam slightly bigger than the cover then go over the cover holes with the machine.

    If you understood any of that!?


 

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