Re: Patch Blanket
Lisa A. Varner (lavarner@JUNO.COM)
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 12:39:59 EST
On Tue, 5 Nov 1996 08:28:27 GMT+0 David Wooff <d.i.wooff@UCLAN.AC.UK>
>Polor fleece however, would not be suitable for a patch blanket in my
>opinion, it is lightweight, warm, and easy to sew, but if a spark lands
>upon it it will melt through quickly and if undetected it may cause the
>blanket to catch fire.
Good point David, if the blanket is to be used around a campfire we need
to watch for flammability. Although good fabric stores do sell Polar-Tec
Fleece which is flame-resistant, used for children's sleepwear.
>An alternative that I've seen used to a thick woolen blanket is a thick
>cotton liner from a curtain - it is easy to sew, lightweight and
>moderately warm !
Not sure what kind of cotton this would be. Is it flame-resistant?
Lisa Varner <<LAVarner@juno com>>
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