Originally Posted by lazy river road
YMMV but I have several burrows all with sewn foot boxes. The snaps do allow you to open it up into a blanket and also use it as a TQ but for me I only use it in a hammock so I just feel that I would never need to use it as a blanket. My feet also usually get cold so usually keep them in the foot box any ways. HYOH
+ 1. You can always take your feet out of the footbox. When the temps are in the low 70's or high 60's during a summer VA evening, a 3-season bag is too much for me and I reach for the fleece bag. When it drops, my feet also get cold first and the sewn footbox is much appreciated.