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    Default Winter sleeping bags?

    So I'm trying to sew some winter sleeping bags for my DD. Summer bags are easy with cotton etc...
    But I'm just wondering if there is anyone else out there who makes their own and what you use for fabric/layers for a winter one!!???
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    I made dd's out of a flannelette fleece They were only the one layer, no lining. I just put her in a body suit and/or flanny pjs underneath depending how cold it was

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    I was worried flannelette would be too hot. Did you line it with a light cotton or anything?

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    I made some a few years ago, I used light micro fleece and lined them with flannelette. No arms though.

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    Ok great. Thanks. I didn't know what to use. Going to try with a bit of flannelette. They're so expensive in the shop!!

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    You can buy really lovely thick fleece in some awesome prints atm at spotlight.they are soft and cuddly so would make a great sleeping bag!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tamtam View Post
    Ok great. Thanks. I didn't know what to use. Going to try with a bit of flannelette. They're so expensive in the shop!!

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    I know! I foubd the two layers to be similar to a 2.5tog. I only used light fleece though as I was a bit panicky about overheating

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadeWithLove View Post
    You can buy really lovely thick fleece in some awesome prints atm at spotlight.they are soft and cuddly so would make a great sleeping bag!
    Yeah. But I didn't think they breathe very well and I'm worried about getting too hot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PinkPopsicle View Post
    I know! I foubd the two layers to be similar to a 2.5tog. I only used light fleece though as I was a bit panicky about overheating

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    I'm exactly the same. But I don't want to pay $50-80 food a sleeping bag!!!

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    I hadn't thought about the breath ability of it. Sorry.
    Maybe stick with the flannel then.

    We just got a sleep sack thingy from cotton on kids for $30. A winter bundler I think they call them.


 

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