Fold over the Grippy Strip to make the bungee casing. The nylon facing really soaks up the glue, so be very generous on your first glue application.
Gluing down the edges of the overlap seams is a key step that improves both the appearance and the structural integrity of the finished product. The Q-Tip is the perfect glue applicator for this step. You need to do this on both the top and bottom of the deck/tunnel seam, and also on the edge of the bungee casing.
This is the what the finished seam should look like.
And, The Finished Product