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Discussion in 'Beginners' started by sportsman126, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. sportsman126

    sportsman126 New Member

    This may be a broad questions that shows how much i don't know about sewing, but is there a preferred method for stitching or even a preferred material to use. i would like to know an in general answer but if that is still to broad lets say for whitetail and fur bearers.
  2. 6 LB. fire line for fishing.

  3. doedumatch

    doedumatch Member

    Waxed bow string
  4. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    I prefer the Fireline brand in differing weights. I buy it in bulk rolls from Cabelas which will save lots of money if you get into volume work.

    As far as stitches, there are 3 that you'll hear about in taxidermy. Baseball stitch, hidden stitch, and whip stitch. I prefer the whip stitch to eliminate pucking of the hide FOR ME, but again, it depends on the individual and the technique they personally prefer.
  5. sportsman126

    sportsman126 New Member

    thanks George i have a lot of that in my bass boat.
  6. nibjones

    nibjones Join your States Taxidermy Assoc.

    Fireline for me too, recycle the stuff from your reals when you change it.
  7. Guerra

    Guerra New Member

    Bonded Nylon.
  8. fireline foe mee also.