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Old 11-17-2013, 09:33 PM
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Default Re: New Saddle for an Old Horse

I know I've been remiss and let this thread slip a little but I've been teaching myself the intricacies of setting up a sewing machine and learning to use one. I borrowed this compact little Husqvarna machine. It is small but has a lot of power and an ultra slow speed setting to make life a little easier on me. I've been practicing and sewing scraps of vinyl and today decided to start stitching together the parts I've had cut out for a week or more.

It's going okay but I fear it won't look as good as if a pro had done it but, hey, it ain't a show bike. I just wanted something that looks good from a distance and is comfy and I can say I did it myself.

I'll post some pix of the finished product. I have been riding the bike a lot with just the foam padding and it is a comfy ride. Now if I can just get the upholstery done I'll be satisfied.

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