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Gluing Plastic To A Snowsuit Isn’t A Dumb Idea…In Fact, It’s Brilliant And Fun

It”s the end of February, and even polar bears are sick of the seemingly endless snow and frigid temperatures that have plagued most of the Northern Hemisphere since November. In this climate, it”s tempting to reach for your Snuggie, whip up a cup of hot cocoa, and pledge to stay inside until the last icicle has melted off of your roof.

But before you trade in your snow boots for house slippers, check out this amazing snowsuit refashion. Using 10 feet of ribbed shelf liner, you can make yourself into a human sled. Check out the tutorial below and get sewing.

Start with a full-body snowsuit. You can use a new one if you”d like, but a vintage one gives your sled suit a bit more character.

Start with a full-body snowsuit. You can use a new one if you

Then grab a pack of ribbed shelf liner. You”ll need at least 10 feet.

Then grab a pack of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Warp-Bros-PM125C-Plast-O-Mat-Ribbed/dp/B000AX5SJK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1424806884&sr=8-1&keywords=Ribbed+Shelf+Liner/vira0d-20" target="_blank">ribbed shelf liner</a>. You

Use a seam ripper to open up your snow suit. This is so you can sew the shelf liner into the suit.

Use a seam ripper to open up your snow suit. This is so you can sew the shelf liner into the suit.

Add your shelf liner pads: you should cover every part of the back of the suit, making sure to leave space where your joints are for easy movement.

Add your shelf liner pads: you should cover every part of the back of the suit, making sure to leave space where your joints are for easy movement.

Pin your shelf liner pieces to the suit.

Pin your shelf liner pieces to the suit.

Once all of the pieces are in place, sew the liner to the suit.

Once all of the pieces are in place, sew the liner to the suit.

To finish up the project, sew the seams back together.

To finish up the project, sew the seams back together.

Optional: accessorize with a disco ball helmet.

Optional: accessorize with a disco ball helmet.

Let”s go!

(source Instructables)

This would be a fun project no matter how old you are. I”m off to get a thrift store suit and some shelf liner!