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Patti Binder (quiltbinder) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Couldn't find anything about these needles on Snopes ;) Maybe it is "urban myth", but I've heard (from people who make a living with sewing machines) that the scarf (scooped out...

In Make Your Own Gear » thread loop issues
February 10, 6:47pm

thread loop issues
So is the space under the thread loop, between the needle holes in the fabric, the same length as a normal stitch, or is it longer? If it is longer, not the thread but the space on the fabric bet...

In Make Your Own Gear » thread loop issues
February 10, 1:44pm

thread loop issues
Michael, I just found this thread And have only skimmed some of the replies so I apologize if I missed something. First I have a question about these thread loops. Is each loop just one stitch leng...

In Make Your Own Gear » thread loop issues
February 09, 7:02pm

Sunshine on the Appalachian Trail
How exciting! I won't be able to follow your progress online, but hope to meet you on the trail, when you pass me. I'm starting 3/30 from Standing Bear Farm. N of the Smokies, And will also...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sunshine Prepares for the Appalachian Trail
March 28, 12:59pm

featherlite vapor mitt-socks
I just received my sale Backpacking Light vapor mitts a few days ago. After trying them on my hands I wondered if they would work as socks to keep my toes from freezing in my hammock at night. My ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Mitten Sock
February 21, 6:33pm

re: Certified 900 fill down it's at the bottom of the page AYCE at Thru-Hiker has 800 fill down. If it's a quilt you want to make, he has a good deal on kit...

In Make Your Own Gear » Certified 900 fill down
February 02, 8:44pm

Re: Re: Ursack Pack??
I've only just seen pictures of the Ursacks, so I don't know if this would work, but maybe you could turn one inside out and sew shoulder strap/s and pocket/s to the inside seams and carry ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ursack Pack??
January 31, 9:01pm

Hammock Comfort
If you make a test hammock out of cheep fabric and knot the ends, then you can expieriment with how much you take up the sides and/or center of the fabric. If it doesn't work, just untie the knots ...

In GEAR » Hammock Comfort-- Asymm vs. Symm Hammocks?
August 01, 10:18pm

Design a "BMW Summit Pack"
I have a little Eagle Creek daypack with a curvey u-shaped one piece shoulder harness that is super comfortable. I love it and use it for everything: dayhikes, shopping trips, airline carryon bag. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Design a "BMW Summit Pack"
October 19, 10:50pm

making your own pad
Hi, Maybe this info will help with your projects. You can buy heat activated glue in sheets of various thicknesses from a very thin film to heavy duty. It’s usually sandwiched between 2 pieces o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Make Your Own Gear: Shortening a Therm-a-Rest UltraLite Self-Inflating Pad
October 06, 8:48pm

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