I recently got my hands on a sewing machine and was thinking of trying to make a tarp tent and a sleeping bag. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to start? I've searched the internet for a basic design to get me started, but I can't seem to find any.
Here are a couplehttp://thru-hiker.com/kits/ go to the bottom of the pagehttp://www.tarptent.com/projects/tarpdesign.htmlhttp://www.rayjardine.com/ray-way/Tarp-Kit/index.htmhttp://www.backpacking.net/makegear/tarptent3/index.htmlStudy all of them- good luck.
Thanks, that helps a lot! I know how to turn my computer on, but beyond that is pushing it. ;-) Thanks again!
My recommendation is to do the tarp first, then the bag (or quilt) as I think the tarp is simpler to construct.Edit: Oh, you said tarp tent, not tarp...even if you don't need one, it would probably be a good idea to start with a stuff sack.
Edited by lollygag on 10/18/2008 19:52:36 MDT.
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