As things were moving along quite nicely I thought it was time to start the interior. First I had to learn to sew !! (Don't tell anyone)


Testing a paper pattern with a test piece of material. A good chance to test my method.

12 Nov 2003


Cutting the Fabric piece around the pattern. Vicki say's this is just like making a dress but It can't possibly be..... can it ?

12 Nov 2003


Bite the bullet and cut the leather !!  Marking with chalk.

12 Nov 2003


The first nerve racking stitches through the leather.

13 Nov 2003


The interior side panel glued in place. Still need carpet etc but not bad for a first effort.

23 Nov 2003


Looking more complete. (I paid someone else to do the logo embroidery. 


Another thing I tried with a reasonable amount of success was Aplique. The rear fern was done with this. I was quite pleased with the results too.