Solar Charging System and Ditty Bag for Ultralight Backpacking (2018)

The Stuff: titanium scissors in duct tape stick sunscreen  inhaler lighter tooth brush tooth paste leukotape floss ear plugs pills: 2x immodium, 2x ibuprofin, 2x benadryl 4” micro usb cable (high speed charge enabled) 4w solar panel folomov a1 1x2400mAh … Continue reading “Solar Charging System and Ditty Bag for Ultralight Backpacking (2018)”

4-Way Stretch Microgrid Upper Active or Warm Layer

6.06oz right now (needs trimming as you’ll see). Used a light weight 4way stretch microgrid fleece.  It’s a tight fit but for this sort of material, I like that.  This is more stretchy than my patagonia quarter zip hoodie and … Continue reading “4-Way Stretch Microgrid Upper Active or Warm Layer”

MYOG Fleece Balaclava with Eye Mask

I have the whole process recorded — modeling/stencils/patterns, cutting supplies, prep, sewing it all together.  For now, though, please just enjoy some images of the finished product. Materials: 100wt PolarTech Fleece (under 1/2 yard) 1/16” elastic shock cord tiny cord … Continue reading “MYOG Fleece Balaclava with Eye Mask”