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How pliable is tweed?

Old 09-07-2006, 02:21 AM
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Question How pliable is tweed?

Going to be redoing some door panels on a car that I am restoring and was wondering how pliable tweed it? Thinking of doing a tweed lower section on the door panel and there is some nice curves to it.

Anyone have any experiance playing with this material?
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Old 09-07-2006, 02:25 PM
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Any tweed I have worked with has had next to no stretch at all.
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Old 09-07-2006, 07:45 PM
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This is what kind of door panel that I am recovering (stole a pic from the local VW site!) the section where the arm rest is where I am concerned about mainly. The rest is flat.

The factory material is like a tweed and I would like to keep it factoryish (new word!) sugestions?
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