I found the other day an old Northface goose down mummy bag for 7 bucks at value village! I researched last night how some DIY guys and gals convert them and was supper excited to do the same. That is until the excitement wore off and I realizes the work I would be forcing either my mother or sister to do. I would like some feedback on my latest idea on using the mummy bag as a UQ. Here it is:
1. Zip up the bag and lay it flat.
2. Along the sides sew fleece or other heat retaining material. The reason for this is because the bags down is not sewn into squares, just long rectangular channels and I'm afraid the down will fall to the center.
3. Sew channels for the shock cord.
4. place under hammock and hope I'll stay warm in the cooler NW nights.
Here is what I'd like to know:
Do you thing this will keep me warm or will my shoulders and sides be cold? I'll still use my regular mummy bag as my TQ.
If this seems like an alright idea any idea on what fabric to use on sides?
Should I just pony up and do the mods?