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Thread: Fleece pet bed tutorial

  1. #1
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    Nov 2004
    Belgium, near Ghent

    Fleece pet bed tutorial

    I found this link on another forum!!
    I've tried it already, and here are the results!! My cats love the beds!!!

    I miss you enormously Maya, Inka & Zazou Be happy there at the Rainbow Bridge

  2. #2
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    Jun 2000
    Windham, Vermont, USA
    Awww, they look so comfy!
    I've Been Frosted

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    How Nice.. Boy Howdy they sure all looks so Adorable & Comfy in the beds..

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  4. #4
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    Mar 2005
    Usually in my own little world...
    That is so cool! I love it. I don't know if I comprehend the whole process though.

    I love all the pics of the sleeping kitties too.

  5. #5
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    Aug 2004
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Oh, thank you for sharing this. Love your kitty pics with their new home made beds. I think Cali and Diego will love beds like this as they are
    "fiends" for fleece! Will give it a try!
    Gayle - self proclaimed Queen of Poop
    Mommy to: Cali and Diego (13 year old kittens)
    (RB furbabies: Rascal RB 10/11/03 (ferret), Sami RB 24/02/04 (dog), Trouble RB 10/08/05 (ferret), Miko RB 20/01/06 (ferret) and Sebastian RB 12/12/06(ferret), Sasha RB 17/10/09 (border collie cross)

  6. #6
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    Nov 2004
    Belgium, near Ghent
    It is really very easy!! try it, and you'll see!!

    Friends from me made beds too!! Here are a few of their pics:

    I miss you enormously Maya, Inka & Zazou Be happy there at the Rainbow Bridge

  7. #7
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    Sep 2007
    Delaware, USA - The First State/Diamond State - home of The Blue Hens
    Looks simple enough. I might give it a shot and make one for my son's cats. That could be a nice little extra income maker, especially around the holidays.
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  8. #8
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    Nov 2006
    Oh my gosh!! I love this idea! I make tie blankets all the time as gifts. This is the same idea (I assume, I didn't go to the link) and they are super easy! I'll bet my kitties (and even the doggies) would LOVE this!
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  9. #9
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    Nov 2002
    Westchester Cty, NY
    I see they passed inspection! They look so comfy!
    I've been finally defrosted by cassiesmom!
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  10. #10
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    Sep 2002
    West Milford, NJ
    *gasp* I love them! I will have to try it Thanks for sharing
    I love my furkid Neko!

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    Oct 2005
    Illinois, USA
    The beds look very comfortable and the models are beautiful!!
    I've been Boo'd ... right off the stage!

    Aaahh, I have been defrosted! Thank you, Bonny and Asiel!
    Brrrr, I've been Frosted! Thank you, Asiel and Pomtzu!

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  12. #12
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    Nov 2006
    I'm even thinking of just making new covers for existing beds. Maybe add some polyfil to make them fluffier.
    I may even make some as gifts for my animal lover friends.
    Our goal in life should be - to be as good a person as our dog thinks we are.

    Thank you for the siggy, Michelle!

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  13. #13
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    Jan 2007
    Those are really cute! I may have to learn how to make some for my little ones.

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  14. #14
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Litter Box, Greenville, SC
    Now I want to make some.

    I will say this about her directions. If you fold both pieces together at the same time, you create two circles of different sizes. Fleece is thick and the folding makes the inside circle smaller, thus the pull and wrinkle.

    It seems that you figured that out. Your other pillows don't poof like the first one. But all are beautiful. I like the colors.

    I have some fleece blankets that a neighbor made for me. She used a simple knot and that kept one side from pulling on the other. She just tied the tags off like she was tying a thread.

    Although I do like the poof.

    The critters will want some.
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  15. #15
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    Mar 2002
    Santa Clara, CA
    They're adorable. I've made cats beds in the past but they're the cat condom beds. I'm sure there's also a thread some where on PT about them too. I found the link to the thread about them: I still have a lot of fleece material that I bought just to make cat beds.

    Here are some cat beds that I've made in the past:

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    RB Starr 3/22/05- 7/1/09 RIP Sweet Starr
    RB Sunny 8/25/00- 2/28/10 RIP Sweet Sunny
    RB Storm 1/11/96- 8/2/12 RIP Sweet Storm

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