Sources of Raw and Finished Materials
and Other Information
Here are some of the links I've found for sources of raw materials and
Best prices when I purchased my materials
'Fabrics' link for roll goods
'Special Deals' link for silnylon end pieces 1# for $23 incl shipping
great place to start
Raw materials plus plans for specific projects.
Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics
Finished Products -- this guy makes great
silnylon tarps, etc.
Finished Products -- really light weight
info and other tips and tricks
to sew silnylon (kites)
Good introduction to sewing silnylon
to Waterproof Silnylon
Thread is also important. Fabric stores in Anchorage carry Gutermann thread (polyester). This works.
Metrosene (poylester) is good too.