Mop-up Pads: Template and Sewing Instructions
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This is a step-by-step guide to making the mop-up pads that are used in some of the flowcharts.
You will need the following materials:
Polypropylene Fibre (the contents of a 4 litre capacity cushion) GlovesandStuff
Activated Carbon Cloth (2 metres) Preservation Equipment
Black Polyester Thread (100m) John Lewis
Staples and Stapler (approx 60 staples) Robert Dyas
You will also need:
Coloured dress making chalk
Basic sewing skills
Step 2.This image shows two mop-up pads in progress. Pin together the cloth with the good sides-the outer surfaces- inwards. To do this, use one square of cloth as the base (good side up) and pin the other two squares (good side down) to either side of the base square and allow them to meet in the centre of the base cloth. Pin them together low in the centre but not to the base cloth.