Ok here goes...
Way back when I purchased my first glider (Fiona), she came with a bonding
pouch (for transport). I also bought a sleeping pouch.
Both were made with cotton on the outside and lined in fleece. Since I am a sewer, I duplicated this, with "The good " high quality cotton and fleece. I pinked the raw edges just like they did. I did a bit of research and as long as it's high quality cotton, it seems to be ok with the internet glider community as a whole.
But after a few washings, (10 or so) I noticed fraying on the inside of all the above sleeping pouches
. They used paracord for loops. Me too. (But not any more, their nails get caught I use fleece now). In my experience, the pouches
don't seem to last as long.
After reading and researching, I still see people who sew using cotton and flannel as a cover for sleeping pouches
, and I don't agree with that. Occasionally I have made bonding pouches
for me with cotton (It is true that there is a limited amount of varity in fleece),
When working with fleece on fleece it's easy to hide seams. I am concerned about hiding seams on cotton or flannel...
When it comes to weather extremes, I have observed my gliders, and while sleeping, they are able to drop body temp ( In hot or cold conditions).
Opinions/ input please...
Any other thoughts?
What do you prefer?
in advance for your input...