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Old 03-01-2008, 05:08 PM
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Mike_in_FHAZ Mike_in_FHAZ is offline
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35° Down Quilt (Full Tutorial w/Photos)

Today I would like to show you with detailed instructions how to make an ultralight down quilt. For this quilt I chose Momentum90 in Aegean blue for the shell and black for the liner. Momentum has a very soft hand and drapes well but you can use regular 1.1 ripstop if you want to spend less on the shell. My supply of fabric came from Thru-Hiker and I ordered 2 yards of each along with some ¾” hook and lo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-01-2008, 07:51 PM
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Way cool, Mike!! I'll look forward to seeing it on the trail. I'm guessing about 10-11 oz for a bag NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-01-2008, 08:21 PM
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The quilt looks real good, have you tested it out yet? NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-01-2008, 08:32 PM
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Nice quilt/tutorial, Mike. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-01-2008, 09:07 PM
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thanks for the compliments. Mike: the quilt was primarily designed as NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-01-2008, 11:06 PM
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Do you have a photo of your quilt like the last one above but from th NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-01-2008, 11:30 PM
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here ya go Reality, thanks for asking.

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Old 03-01-2008, 11:44 PM
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Thanks. Love the colors. You'll inspire many. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-02-2008, 12:55 AM
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Nice quilt. Your corner seams look better than mine. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-02-2008, 02:10 AM
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what!?
how could I forget the weight? lol
it is 12.68 oz. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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