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    Knocked out a Climashield UQ last night

    I've had a sewing machine for about 2 weeks and I just made an UQ using 5oz Climashield Apex. Thanks to a lot of pics, suggestions, etc on this forum I was able to knock this out with no problems at all.

    Materials...
    2 yards climashield
    4 yards 1.1oz ripstop
    4 strips of black ripstop for the channels
    shock cord
    cord locks

    I did the "inside-out" method which gave me nice edges... just had to stitch up the foot area where I flipped it right-side-out.

    Finished size is about 72" long and 55" wide.
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    DivaB's Avatar
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    Very nice, good job

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    nice looks good

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    Nice job. What does it weigh and about what did it cost?

    Andy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Full_timer View Post
    Nice job. What does it weigh and about what did it cost?

    Andy

    4 yards 1.1 ripstop = $16
    2 yards Climashield Apex = $32
    25 feet shock cord = $6
    Cord locks = $5

    Considering shipping and the fact that I already had some black ripstop to use... let's call it $70 total.


    Haven't weighed it yet.

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    Looks great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jrprince View Post
    Looks great.
    It was supposed to be brown, but with the fabric is translucent so it ended up being more of a golden color

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    Quote Originally Posted by Full_timer View Post
    Nice job. What does it weigh and about what did it cost?

    Andy

    Weight = 25.8 oz

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    Thank you for sharing and going to the trouble to weigh it and post the cost. Very cool, well hopefully warm, project.
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    What temps are your expecting it to keep you warm at? Looks good, I may want to do a winter quilt for my BMBH like that.

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