Monday, April 12, 2010


The naugahyde covered gaucho hide-a-beds were removed in February when we pulled out the old carpet and started floor repairs. Selecting a muted green and blue color scheme set the stage for future color and design decisions. Discount drapery fabric came from

Pulling out one thread across the fabric leaves a clear cutting guide.

Flat felled seam detail

Sunday, April 4, 2010


The front of the trailer (A frame in trailer parlance) was pretty cluttered, with bits of an old weight distributing hitch, temporary lighting wiring, and a broken electrically operated jack without motor that could only be used with a knuckle busting 6" short emergency handle.