Fleece shell for Costco Underquilt

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Fleece shell for Costco Underquilt


Post by neslog » Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:02 am

My lovely wife picked up one of these throws last year and it's been great. But like many others i'm running into the lower limits and need to extend range a bit. I picked up 2 fleece throws that were on clearance for $1 each at CVS. Yeah, of all places CVS. I took the basic 3D foot box top quilt pattern and applied it to fleece.

The fleece top quilt shell turned out to be 24.7oz, a bit heavy but it does a great job of stopping wind from steeling my warmth and is still very breathable. So far it's extended my Costco TQ an additional 7 degrees and I believe it may extend a total of 15 but I've not been able to test it out yet. Honestly, I'm just now getting into the experimenting phase of the hammock camping and now need to get a real thermometer that I can read in the middle of the night and a notebook for jotting down temps.

I'm enjoying the DIY phase. I went out running last week in the cold temps and decided I need to get a good pair of wind breaker mits. That's next on my list!

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Re: Fleece shell for Costco Underquilt


Post by sarge » Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:18 pm

For the price, it can't be beat.

Absent the pocket change price, the next best thing is another Costco quilt.
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