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Old 03-25-2012, 06:14 PM
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Quilts and Nylon

Any suggestions on quilt dimensions? I will be making one, but I am not sure of the dimensions. I am 6'6" so I was planing on making it 90" long but the width I am not sure of, I was thinking 54" wide, but many of the things I am finding for pack backing quilts usually have a tapered edges. Also are foot boxes worth the trouble? I am also thinking about sewing in some loops so that I could fold it in half and lace it up with some cording and use like a sleeping bag, any body e NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:03 PM
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untreated nylon is like a lot of other types of cloth, in that if you set it with a slope, and keep NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:49 PM
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Most people just use the full width of the fabric they buy. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:15 AM
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Got the quilt done today. Finished dimensions are about 53' x 88'. Weighs in at 3lbs 8oz. I used NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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