Do-It-Yourself Custom Pet Bed

Do-It-Yourself Custom Pet Bed

Are you a crafty Pet lover? Does your Pet need a new bed? Thanks to diystyle.net you can try your hand at this nifty project, and DIY a new bed into your home!

Supplies Needed:

  • 1 yard of a 45” print fabric for the bed
  • 5/8 yard of polar fleece for pillow
  • Matching thread
  • Polyfill
  • ½ yard VELCRO® brand sew-on fastener
  • 18” square pillow or pillow form

Cutting:
Cut print fabric into two 18” x 45” pieces, and cut fleece into a single 19” x 50” piece.

Sewing:

  1. To sew the Bed, place the print fabric’s short ends, right sides together and stitch to form one long piece.
  2. Turn under 1″ hems on each end, press, then stitch.
  3. Stitch long seam, right sides together, leaving an opening in the center, about 8″ long for stuffing.
  4. Stitch each end closed, then apply VELCRO® tape, stitching along each edge of fastener to secure.
  5. Stuff tube with poly-fill. Stitch opening closed to complete the Bed.
  6. To sew the Pillow, turn under 4″ on each short end of fleece, making a hem,

zig-zag over the edge to secure.

  1. Lap fabric piece over pillow form. Pin in place, slip out pillow form.
  2. Stitch 1/2″ seams, taking care to not shift the hemmed edges.
  3. Slip pillow form inside.

And there you have it! A new bed your Pet will love. Share your pics with us on Facebook @thehannahsociety!

To see the original pattern visit: http://diystyle.net/projects/home-decorating/dog-bed/

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