How to make yoga mat at home
Accumulate your materials. On the off chance that you’re searching for a custom-made option in contrast to an elastic mat, use cotton texture to make a delicate, strong yoga mat. For a standard measured yoga mat, you will need:
Four yards of cotton texture in a plain or impartial variety. Pick a variety you wouldn’t fret gazing at for significant stretches of time while holding your yoga presents.
Things you are going to need
- Howdy lift quilt batting.
- Two yards of non slip texture.
- Texture stick.
- A supper plate.
- Texture chalk.
- Sewing pins.
- Admittance to a sewing machine.
Cut the four yards of texture into two pieces
Make each piece 2 yards by 1 yard. These pieces will shape the different sides of the your yoga mat.
You can give the mat adjusted edges by collapsing the pieces into quarters. Utilize a plate to draw a bend on the edges of the two bits of texture with a piece of texture chalk. Then, at that point, trim the texture along the chalk line.
Put the blanket batting between the two bits of texture
Batting is the white, fleecy material that is tracked down in the center of blankets. Search for standard batting at your nearby art store, or iron on batting that has a glue that adheres to your texture. Iron on batting will in general move around and shift over the long run, so utilize normal batting if possible.
Connect the batting to the two bits of texture utilizing sewing pins, or adhere to the directions on the bundle to press on the batting assuming you are utilizing iron on batting. Stun the sewing pins around six inches separated on one or the other side of the texture so the batting is immovably in the center of the two textures.
Utilize the sewing machine to join the two bits of texture together
In the event that you have never sewn, you should ensure your machine has the knitting strolling foot connection on it. You might have to remove the ordinary knife on the machine with a screwdriver to then connect the sewing strolling foot
Utilize the texture chalk to define an upward boundary in the focal point of the top piece of texture. You ought to begin by sewing on the undeniable line to ensure the pressure of the machine is right and to become accustomed to sewing a straight line. You ought to sew down the length of the texture.
You can wear stitching gloves to assist you with directing the blanket through the sewing machine, as it tends to be precarious to keep the two bits of texture straight as you sew. You can likewise make your own sewing gloves utilizing a modest set of sew gloves and defining boundaries on the inner parts of the gloves with texture paint.
Keep sewing one portion of the mat
Utilize the line drawn with texture chalk as a marker and sew lines moving from within to the external on one portion of the mat.
You can then flip the mat around and sew lines down the other portion of the mat, beginning from within and moving outward.
At the point when you are done, you ought to have equitably separated columns of sewn lines down the two sides of the texture.
Finish the edges with the inclination tape
You can buy predisposition tape at your nearby art store. Use pins to keep the predisposition tape set up as you utilize the sewing machine to sew on it on. The predisposition tape will give the mat a pleasant completed edge
Add connections to the mat. On the off chance that you might want to add connections to make it simpler to keep the mat moved up as you go to and from the yoga studio, utilize the additional inclination tape to make ties.
Cut four 18-inch bits of inclination tape
Then, overlay the short edges of the tape about ¼ inch under and sew them down. Re crease the predisposition tape pieces and sew along the open edges.
Use pins to append two bits of sewn predisposition tape 6 crawls in from each finish of the mat. Put one piece on each side of the mat and sew them into place.
Put the non slip texture on the mat
On the off chance that you are intending to utilize the mat on a surface other than cover, you should connect non-slip texture to the base side of the mat to guarantee it doesn’t slip or move under you during yoga class.
You can cut the non slip texture into shapes, similar to jewels or circles, and utilize the texture paste to append them to the base side of the mat. You can likewise put two precious stones or circles on one or the flip side of the top side of the mat so your hands and feet are secure when you practice yoga. another choice is to cut the non slip texture so it covers the two sides of the mat completely and join the two pieces with texture stick so you have a full non slip surface that you can move around on during yoga class.