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Drawcord Channel
You can definitely incorporate this sort of seam into the channel. The first time I made a quilt with my girlfriend's help, this is how we did it. Since then, I have made my quilts trying to us...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt for AT thru-hike (MYOG)
May 17, 4:31pm

Great Article
A combination of bad knees and wanting to drive less has made me seriously think about doing bikepacking lately. So this is an amazingly well timed article for me. It isn't a short ride to the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Bikepacking: An Introduction
May 16, 6:09pm

I'm sure others on this forum have posted about how well the quilt will compress. I don't normally try to compress my quilt too much. I just toss it into the bottom of my pack and let it fi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Beginner quilt project questions
May 11, 6:26am

Synthetic or Down
I haven't worked with down yet, but I have heard it isn't too bad. If you want to make it under 18oz, that is the easiest way. This would take say about 8 to 10 oz of down, depending on the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Beginner quilt project questions
May 10, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pattern Repository?
I have very rarely been able to reverse engineer from an actual product. I started out in UL making my own gear, so have never really purchased much from any manufacturers. I doubt posting a st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pattern Repository?
May 07, 11:25am

Re: Pattern Repository?
I am a programmer and agree with the sentiment of wanting a repository like this for patterns. I started a blog this year to keep track of my patterns as I go. I am a little behind, but I have b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pattern Repository?
May 06, 11:47am

Silnylon Shell
So I am putting some thought into a SUL kit for summers here in the SE. My main goal is to keep the cost down and the versatility high. I am thinking that the cheapest tarp would be a 5'x8&...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silnylon Shell
May 04, 3:52pm

Small Tarp
Here's a question for SUL hikers out there. If you were using a small tarp, say 5'x9'. Would you prefer it to be a flat tarp or an A-frame with a cat curve? I was thinking of making ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Small Tarp
May 02, 6:37am

The house I used to live in was very old. My family owned it since the 1920's, and I loved it. The central heating didn't actually reach the whole house though, so one room I used for frien...

In GEAR » Using your quilt outside of the backcountry
April 28, 6:51am

Re: Materials question, mesh, newbie started pack?
I can't say enough good things about DIY Gear Supply for finding everything you need. In fact, when I made my backpack guide, it hit me that the only thing I didn't purchase from them w...

In Make Your Own Gear » Materials question, mesh, newbie started pack?
April 14, 3:06pm

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