e. Bias-cut a piece of appropriate nylon parachute cloth for the new section; allow at least 3-inches of
extra fabric on each raw edge.
Position the new fabric so that the selvedge edges lie parallel to, and overlap, diagonal seams.
g. Turn-under the edges along the diagonal seams ½-inch so that the turned edges are aligned with
the outside edges of the diagonal seams. Secure to the table with pushpins.
h. Turn-under the edges along the radial seam so the folded edges are aligned with the center of the
radial seams. Measure 1-inch from the outside of the radial seam as a guide and cut off the excess
material. Turn-under edges along radial seam so the folded edge is aligned with the outside edge of
the radial seam.
Baste all edges and remove the pushpins.
Using a light duty sewing machine and size E, nylon thread, sew a row of stitches, 7 to 11 stitches
per inch, around the outside edge of the new section.
k. Turn the canopy right side out. Using a light duty sewing machine, and size E, nylon thread, sew a
row of stitches, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, around the inside edge of the new section.
Remove all basting and make certain radial tape moves freely in the channel.
2. Section 1 or 2. Replace as follows (see figures below and next page):