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    Kits from Thru-Hiker & AYCE

    I've had the sewing fever as of late and just wanted to give a "thumbs up" to AYCE at Thru-Hiker. His kits are fun to sew and that Momentum 90 material is silky soft......
    Made my 16 year old daughter a quilt from AYCE's kit and she loves it. So does our cat. She will have it on the road with her on Circus Smirkus this summer. Gets chilly in the Vermont area even in summer. Here is a pic:Quilt.bmp

    OK then, for myself I made the Kinsman Pullover. Made with Momentum 90 and Primloft insulation. Really warm for sleeping in a hammock and packs down small. A bit tricky to sew but that made it fun. Here is a view:
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    It is rewarding to sit in my sewing area:
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    and turn out some stuff to have fun with while hammock camping. Doing nothing but doing something!
    Sew on and so & so.......
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    Wow, Shug...everything looks great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by qpens View Post
    Wow, Shug...everything looks great!
    Thankee qpens but you should see them close-up. All the mistakes show up but the sewers eyes just do not look there!
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
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    Wow. You even put here name on her quilt. Impressive.

    Is the quilt down?
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    Quote Originally Posted by headchange4u View Post
    Wow. You even put here name on her quilt. Impressive.

    Is the quilt down?
    Good ol' down fom Thru-Hiker.
    She loves it!
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    Hi
    Some good looking gear there, have you been sewing long?
    Just how hard was that pullover?
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    Shug I don't remember a kit from thru-hiker for a flat quilt. Is that the $150 with momentum and 800 down? That seams like decent deal and I like the momentum feel, It kind of feels like clean money. Also does that kit come with instructions other than what is on the website with the dude in a tent?

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    gunn parker;54990]
    Just how hard was that pullover?
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    The pullover was just a bit of work....not too difficult if you have done some sewing. AYCE has a terrific forum on Thru-Hiker to get answers to questions along the way on the project. Next one I will add pockets.
    Do ya' one! It is really warm and slick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    Shug I don't remember a kit from thru-hiker for a flat quilt. Is that the $150 with momentum and 800 down? That seams like decent deal and I like the momentum feel, It kind of feels like clean money. Also does that kit come with instructions other than what is on the website with the dude in a tent?
    Yeah, they have the quilt at the bottom of their kits listed. You are correct on the price and momentum and 800 down. Also, the instructions are with the dude in the tent, I just modified it for a flat quilt as that is what my daughter wanted. Made the project much easier!!!
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