Category Archives: Canvas

Ditty Bag with a Wooden Bottom-Progress 2

Part two of this little project starts with the installation of the rope grommet at the top  of the bag.  This operation would be difficult if not impossible without the seaming palm.  To sew the grommet in place requires the … Continue reading

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Ditty Bag with a Wooden Bottom-Progress 1

Back in the golden age of sailing ships every sailor worth his salt had a canvas ditty bag.  This was a small thing typically 7″ in diameter and 14″ tall.  In it the sailor kept a few personal treasures, bits … Continue reading

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