What is the problem I am trying to solve with a vapor barrier liner?
Choose a sleeping bag or quilt that has the following features: DWR outer shell, vapor barrier liner and synthetic insulation.
A Blue Bolt quilt is like a sleeping bag without the back side. It has a footbox and a simple hood that keeps the head insulated. I will share a few reasons why I make quilts.
Does the fabric used make any difference in the performance of the sleeping bags? Yes, it does. The fabric affects the weight, temperature rating, pack size, durability, quick drying ability, wind resistance, and water resistance.
This morning I received an email from one of my customer: “Hi Huzefa, I got the quilt, thank you. I have a structural concern that the synthetic fill is not held by any kind of stitching together, making it easy to tear the insulation and lose the loft with normal use. Let me just return…
Why do some hikers have success with quilts in the winter time and yet many quilt users find that quilts don’t work for them? Are those who camp with quilts in the winter just hardcore or do they use better designed quilts?
Do tiny details like how the fabric is cut, the size of needle, the thread quality and the stitch type matter in the finished product? They do.