How To: Make a Bed for Your Pet Out of an Old Blanket

Make a Bed for Your Pet Out of an Old Blanket


Today I would like to write a few lines about making a simple bed for your pet, for example, your cat or a bunny, using your old fabric. All interested can stir up a bit in the closet. I am sure there's an old towel or a blanket just waiting to be reused. Or some old clothes, made out of fleece, etc...

Step 1: What Will You Need?

Your pet will love the softness of the bed or the substitute for a pillow, but don't forget that bunnies, and also cats and dogs like to tear stuff apart, while playing. So, be careful while choosing the right material for your masterpiece.

The sewing machine will come in handy, but you can also simply use a needle and a thread instead.
Scissors will also be a part of the working process.

Step 2: Getting Started

The first thing you will need to do, is to fold your, for example blanket in the size that should match the size of your pet's future bed.

The second step will be to roll the two opposite edges of the fabric. It is your choice, how many inches of the fabric you will roll.

Continue and concentrate on the sewing - make the first two opposite edges and than the second pair. Also make sure that the edges are (approximately) the same size, if you want the 'final product' to look good.

If you think that the edges are not positioned high enough you can 'play' a bit more and bend the highest edges. Sew them on the lower part of the fabric (on the left of the last photo).

Make sure that the size of the bed doesn't get too short during your sewing time:).

The work is really simple and it will take an hour or two or even less to finish it. Depending on your accuracy and sewing techniques. It is a great way to re-use your old blanket for a good cause.

Be prepared - maybe your pet will not like to lay in the bed. He or she could just use it for playing. You never know....

Thank you for watching!

Wish you a sunny day!

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