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jon goldsmith
(jegsmith) - F
VB pants and shirt on 09/08/2007 20:31:12 MDT Print View

I have been toying with the idea of sewing up a pair of vapor barrier pants and shirt out of silnylon. I envision using them for sleeping and resting around camp. Are their patterns available for generic pants and a shirt? I thought about finding some cheap long sleeve shirts and pants that fit me to use as a pattern after ripping their seams? Will this work?

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: VB pants and shirt on 09/08/2007 22:04:06 MDT Print View

> Are their patterns available for generic pants and a shirt
Try pyjamas or track suits.

Andy Rad
( - F

Locale: Idaho
Brawney Gear has pant on 09/11/2007 13:43:01 MDT Print View

I've used Brawney Gear silnylon pants just during the Spring, Fall, and Winter as VB. They add a few degrees to my 32F sleeping bag during fall and spring. Need to just stay cool enough to not perspire.

I might have a VB top in Large I might be willing to sell. I'll have to find the manf name.

Sarah Kirkconnell
(sarbar) - F

Locale: In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
Re: VB pants and shirt on 09/11/2007 14:47:26 MDT Print View

You might also look at the uniforms patterns (for health care workers). The patterns for that are simple to make, and very boxy in design. And as noted, pj bottoms patterns work well also (or also called 'lounge pants'). Look at the Unisex section in the pattern catalogs.

Eric Blumensaadt
(Danepacker) - MLife

Locale: Mojave Desert
PAtterns on 09/28/2007 18:11:59 MDT Print View

I bough an EXTRA LARGE (I'm size large) pajama pattern years ago to make a white light synthetic fleece camo hunting suit. Worked great. I even made a velcro-on hood.