PE - Weird shopping coup

Cherie Nolan marguerite at
Fri Aug 25 15:54:03 PDT 2000

What color is the stripes?

"Mira (Tanya Guptill)" wrote:
> Noble friends,
> Please indulge me while I do a  thirty second happy dance.  I got the
> weirdest thing via UPS today, and it is my latest shopping coup.
> I bought 165 yards of 56" wide taupe-colored woven canvas ironing
> board fabric--for $50 plus shipping.  I noticed it on Ebay, it didn't
> sell, and I bought it privately from the owner after having her send
> me out a swatch.  It is coated to be heat-resistant, and completely
> waterPROOF.  The seams I tested after I sewed it had no leakage, too.
> It does have kind of an ugly set of stripes in a few inches from the
> edge, but I can either incorporate them or cut them out.  For that
> price, I figured I'd deal with it later.  It is heavy enough I would
> probably only use it as a roof (that and the fact it would severely
> inhibit airflow), but I am also toying making it into a day shade,
> because you could actually have a firepit under the shade (especially
> if the poles are nice and tall) and not worry about stray sparks
> leaving holes in the fabric.
> Thanks for letting me do my happy dance! ;)
> Mira
> --
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> Go and dare before you die
> Something noble and sublime
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