18004[Hammock Camping] Re: hammock bivy idea!
- Sep 9, 2007That diagram helps immensely. Thank you for taking the time to make
and post it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Debra Weisenstein"
> I've posted a diagram of my cocoon/insulated pod here
> My design has no zippers, just a drawstring at both ends, so it needs
> to be over the hammock before the hammock is pitched. The head-end
> drawstring is elastic so I can slide it over me without fiddling. If
> I use a ridgeline, it goes outside the cocoon just to hold up the
> bugnet. My hammock is a homemade Speer-type.
> --- In email@example.com, "Billy Chard" <bc100s@> wrote:
> > Deb
> > can you do a rough pattern.. that would be fantastic.. i love
> your pod its just what i have been looking for..
> > BTW what kind if hammock do you have..
> > Billy
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: mrbyer
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2007 8:51 PM
> > Subject: [Hammock Camping] Re: hammock bivy idea!
> > I think I am confused as to exactly where the darts were
> > edges, what direction. I apologize for my not understanding. Is yourmaterial
> > foot end a separate piece that was sewn on or did you remove
> > to get the cone shape? I can't see any seams in your phot so I thinkquilt
> > that also makes it difficult for me.
> > R
> > --- In email@example.com, "Debra Weisenstein"
> > <dweisens@> wrote:
> > >
> > > The insulation I used was Climashield HL, purchased from
> > > thru-hiker.com (though the web site shows only Climashield XP
> > > currently). I sewed it into the seams of the bag, but did not
> > > it, so it is attached only at it's edges and seems fine after 2the top
> > > of use. I can't give you a blueprint because my hammock is
> > > non-standard in length and width. What I did was hang the
> hammock and
> > > lay inside. Then I tied a string to the foot end and used it to
> > > measure the length from foot-end hanging strap to my neck on
> > > side and bottom side of the hammock. The difference in top andthink
> > > measurements was what had to be removed with darts, by cutting out
> > > several triangles of fabric and then sewing the edges together,
> > > turning a flat piece of fabric into a 3-dimensional object. I
> > > the darts were about 12 inches deep. To get the neededcircumference
> > > of the pod, I measured it at various points while laying in it. I
> > > could make a crude drawing of the pieces of fabric if this isn't
> > >
> > > DebW
> > >
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