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Be truthful: at what point did you guess?

Right from the start - it was obvious
0 (0%)
Shortly after the start when it was sliced in half
0 (0%)
Towards the end when I could see why all the stitching was necessary
2 (33.3%)
It was like all horror film plots: I didn't understand even afterwards
2 (33.3%)
Sorry, I seem to have been in the wrong thread, was looking for something else........
2 (33.3%)

Total Members Voted: 6

Author Topic: How to make some pogies from a child's winter jacket.  (Read 1842 times)

mmmmartin

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How to make some pogies from a child's winter jacket.
« on: December 17, 2014, 08:14:05 pm »
You can see it is a jacket:

So why might I do this to it?

And then this? (Hint - a sewing machine is very useful, indeed indispensible)
then this:

It then becomes this:
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Some of you might have got it by now.
Any answers?
Besides, it wouldn't be audacious if success were guaranteed.

mmmmartin

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Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2014, 08:42:52 pm »
Here are some pictures of it on the bike:
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and on another bike (this for which it was designed)
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And because of the reflective on it, this is how it might appear to a car driver at night:
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and from the side:
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And here is what it is called and how I got the idea and why Helen Lloyd and That Emily Chappell are Godesses Of The Cycling World:
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So there you are. If anyone of all the billions on t'interwebs sees this and thinks it's a good idea, my life will not have been in vain.
That Emily Chappell (a quick Google comes up with her most excellent blog) is off to Alaska. Helen has offered to lend her some of these. I like mine: I made them my own self.
Besides, it wouldn't be audacious if success were guaranteed.

Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2014, 08:50:05 pm »
I like mine: I made them my own self.

Amen.

Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2014, 04:31:03 pm »
Still no idea.... I'm going to hate myself for it but I have to click on the spoiler...................

Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2014, 04:43:54 pm »
Excellent! Though personally I've never felt the need for
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when cycling, I have in the past found them invaluable
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The earth is vast and beautiful and contains many miraculous places. (Chekhov)

mmmmartin

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Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2014, 05:36:20 pm »
Good point, but on
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are they not
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and therefore are they not
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when really what you need is something
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?
Besides, it wouldn't be audacious if success were guaranteed.

Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2014, 05:46:21 pm »
I hadn't thought about that, but I suppose it makes sense. Certainly what you made would not be any good for the other situation.
The earth is vast and beautiful and contains many miraculous places. (Chekhov)

mmmmartin

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Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2014, 06:01:31 pm »
Agreed. These were made for wearing if/when I copy this trip:
so they needed to be
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and to a specification very different from that needed on a
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.
Besides, it wouldn't be audacious if success were guaranteed.

Jaded

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Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2014, 06:17:20 pm »
What did you do with
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?
If you don't like your democracy, vote against it.

mmmmartin

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Re: Can you guess what it is going to be? (Points for where it might be used)
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2014, 07:00:09 pm »
One of the
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is inside and I left it there for the carrying of unfrozen
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While another one was on a
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outside, so I left it there for the carrying of
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While the two very big
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were quite low on the
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and were removed together with much material in the initial stages.

[EDIT in December 2016] Pogies. I've added that word so this thread can be found if anyone wants.
Besides, it wouldn't be audacious if success were guaranteed.