Increase the Lifespan of Your Tarp
Tarps have varied life spans depending on their material type. Poly tarps, for example, are viewed as disposable and can be purchased in most places for just a few bucks. On the other hand, industrial, heavy-duty tarps require some investment and are made to last. With proper tarp repair and maintenance, they can last up to several years.
Having paracord fashioned in a bracelet is a great way to have several feet or perhaps a few dozen feet of paracord worn conveniently available on your wrist.
Paracord is very affordable and is a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts. Ready to get started on creating your paracord survival bracelet? Check out this easy- to-follow step-by-step video.
What Is The Difference Between Flame Retardant And Inherently Flame Retardant Theatre Fabric?
Fabrics are an important element in theatre and arts. However, determining the proper type of fabric can sometimes be challenging, especially when it comes to differentiating between Flame Retardant and Inherently Flame Retardant. While they only differ by a few letters, there is a definite difference between the two.
Paracord (parachute cord, para cord or 550 cord) is a lightweight nylon rope that was first used in World War II by the US military. Paratroopers as well as other militants found this light cordage to be very versatile due to its strength and elasticity. Although strong, its construction provided a smooth surface.
Guide to Selecting the Ideal Fabric Type for your Theater Curtains
Let me set the stage for you. Big production coming up and your job is to buy the fabric to make theater curtains. You are clicking from site to site, trying to figure out which fabric is going to be best-suited. So many choices! There is also a budget to stay within. Isn’t it also always the case that these were needed yesterday? Ya’ know… just to keep it interesting. Let us save you some time with a simple chart comparing theater fabrics so the next time you are in need of fabrics for your stage curtains, you will know exactly what to order.
Chicago Canvas had the pleasure of exhibiting at USITT’s Stage Expo March 19-21. From costume displays to gorgeous fabrics, the Stage Expo always provides a dynamic hands-on environment to learn about the latest happening in the entertainment industry, including audio, lighting, set designs, and media. We even saw art being created on canvas with the artist standing up and using paint brushes with long 3′ handles on. Cool!