Canvas patio covers provides protection against the weather, both rain and shine, and makes the terrace more habitable. Renting a professional awning installer can be quite expensive and considering a do-it-yourself awning is within the majority of DIY enthusiast grips, making canvas awnings yourself is worth the effort. The most expensive part of the project will be the awning canvas, but it will still be under the cost of hiring a professional.
Ideas for install canvas patio covers, target patio area you want to cover with canvas awning. The awning will be attached from one side to the house, and supported on the other side of metal bars. Cut a piece, or pieces, or canvas that is about 3 inches larger on all sides than the desired awning size. Use industrial scissors or heavy scissors. If you need more pieces to reach the overall awning size, add an extra inch to each side then double-seam the pieces together on a powerful or industrial sewing machine to achieve the overall desired size.
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Fold a 1/4 inch nail on all the raw edges canvas patio covers and sew it down with a flat stitch on an industrial sewing machine. Fold all edges back into a 2 1/2 inch seam and flat seam. Sew down the seam once to ensure strength. Insert a bush or eyehole into each corner of the canvas awning within the 2 1/2 inch seam. If the awning is larger than about 40 inches long, place a bush every 40 inches along the edge of the awning. Climb a staircase near the wall where you will lay the awning over the courtyard.