After several trials (and errors) I needed to redesign my outdoor sleepingfacilities.
What stays are the materials; canvas & wool. That mix works great.
What goes; the existing US sleepingbagcover and the buttons and loops. These do not work, as they constantly open up and let in the cold air and mosquitos. It was a lot of fiddling and fumbling in the dark too, to tie and untie them...
I'll be using the swag-idea; an envelop of canvas around a woolblanket insert. How I'll do that is not quite clear right now. I am still planning......
So keep your eyes open for some DIY-swag-bedroll-sewing coming autumn or early winter.....
In order to wet your apetite, here's some inspiration;
Thought this would be an nice introduction to share a piece of literature came across, whilst browsing the net for info on swags;