Modifying an adult sleeping bag for toddler

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Modifying an adult sleeping bag for toddler

Postby nezumi » Tue 30 Oct, 2018 7:23 pm

I have one of the Aldi -8C sleeping bags kicking around, and since I'm not much of a bag person, I figured I would have a crack at making some modifications to it so that my toddler can use it, since it already weighs less than most "kid's" sleeping bags I have seen.

Aiming to end up something like this: https://www.bigagnes.com/Duster-15
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Re: Modifying an adult sleeping bag for toddler

Postby Mark F » Tue 30 Oct, 2018 7:41 pm

The easiest way is just to put a strap or cord around it at a point that provides sufficient, but not too much length. The main issue is when the toddler wriggles too far down the bag and can't work how to get out.
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Re: Modifying an adult sleeping bag for toddler

Postby Moondog55 » Tue 06 Nov, 2018 9:09 am

What Mark says to do is what I did for my kids, I just used some LW shockcord tied in a loop with the bag inside out and the excess simply filled up the bag on the inside, Cheap and simple solutions are often the best
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