We did have enough scrap screen material to make one window screen for the front of the Prairie Schooner. The DIY Mosquito Window Screen project has one seam down it, but it was a “quick and easy” that I could squeeze in before the sewing machine was taken to storage. Had I thought about the front windows earlier, I am pretty sure we would have had enough scrap to cover both front windows!
This is the scrap from the DIY Mosquito Screen Doors project.
In the same method as the doors:
- I magnet’d the scraps in place, and pinned them together.
- Sewed the seam together.
- Put the Frankenstein screen up over the window hole, magnet’d it in place.
- Pinned on the sew-on Velcro where it best fit the window frame.
- Sewed on the black Velcro to the screen material. Stuck the white, stick-on Velcro to the black.
- Re-positioned the screen-and-Velcro sandwich over the window frame and when I was pleased with the placement…
- Removed the backing from the adhesive of the white Velcro.
- Press the adhesive firmly in place.
- Allow to set for a couple days to fully adhere.
NOTE: Pay close attention to where the rubber door gaskets seal against the door frame and door. There are two gaskets to finagle between to retain your water tight seal and airtight (ever had a whistling door at 50 MPH?) seal on the doors.
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