Several meters of silnylon or similar material A small amount of 210 denier PU-coated nylon Plastic or stainless press-studs, ~10 mm diameter Cord for the hood Whipper snipper cord for the brim reinforcing, 1.3 - 1.5 mm diameter 16 mm wide hook & loop fastener tape Silicone sealant
The Basic Design
Making the Hood
Fitting the Hood
Making and Fitting the Sleeves
Front Seam and Storm Seal
Side Seams on Body
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Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
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