Monday, December 31, 2012

Nick Took Over My Quilt Space!

Last night it froze in the Antelope Valley.  Nick was out late.  When he jumped on his bike to head to our house he heard and felt the seat crack under him.  At first he thought it was a layer of ice, but nope!  That poor old seat just couldn’t take the weather any longer!


So now what to do? Well, I started to look for new seats online.  Yikes!  $200 +

That won’t work right now.  Re-upholster?  Not sure about that idea either.  Nick said he may just have to resort to duct tape.  I suggested sheets of duct tape.  Well, that’s where the adventure really took shape.  We headed out, first to Taco Bell (gotta get my fix), then to Michaels.  We located the duct tape display and what does my boy pick?  Pink Zebra!  4 sheets should do…DSC06695He spread it out and started to pieced it together, trying to match up the design.DSC06696He put all 4 sheets together with a little overlap and started to devise a plan.  Scott stopped by and suggested the use of a blow dryer to help stretch the duct tape over the seat.DSC06697Here is Nick, getting mentally prepared!  Can you see the gears working in his brain as he plans out the next move?


Going for it…

DSC06699Ta Daa!  Seat complete!DSC06703Here it is mounted back on the bike!  Actual work time @ 50 minutes!  Now to ride!!DSC06704

I am linking this project to Between Naps on the Porch Before and After Mondays!

I know this post is a bit crazy, but so is my life!  Always fun to share the crazy stuff!

Blog at you later,


1 comment:

Daniela @Frugal Aint Cheap said...

looks like new! I didn't know duct tape sheets even existed!!