Sewing a shoulder strap
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Sewing a shoulder strap on 11/04/2011 13:28:43 MDT Print View

Old faithful Salomon pack needed some repair. Since shoulder strap came loose at the innermost stitches behind the shoulder (that's where all the stress goes when carrying on one shoulder) I decided to try spreading this peak stress to a longer area of stitches.

BEFORE:
before

THE CUT:
the cut

AFTER:after

compare to the other shoulder strap sewn by the manufacturer. Time will tell if this system works.

There are so many beautifully built packs here that a beginner may feel himself quite handicapped. Here's my beautiful stitching:
work quality
'quantity not quality'