Laleh's Bed

Added Dec 10, 2009

by babybearhugz

Stone Mountain, ...

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Description

A few months ago a friend of mine brought me a bag full of clothes she no longer wanted. The bag she brought them in was a gift wrap bag from Target.com, from when she got a baby shower present. I made this dog bed out of that gift bag.
Actually, I made this dog bed slip cover out of that bag.
I didn’t use a pattern. I just drew a circle the size that I wanted, and cut a strip of fabric about 8 inches wide and long enough to go around the circumfrence of the circles.
The inside is a pillow I made out of an old padded mattress cover for the shell, and the stuffing is pollyfill from an old frog chair that had rips and chocolate milk stains.
It’s approximately 7 inches thick.
It’s really comfy & getting enjoyment from every animal in the house, and even the kids. ☺

Material Notes

All recycled materials:
Gift bag from Target.com
Quilted matress cover
Stuffing from a child’s stuffed frog chair
Shredded cover from the chair also
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Difficulty

Novice

Categories

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Home/Deco
Garment Type
Other
Style
Mod
Material
Cotton, Other, Polyester

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    Dec 21, 2009, 05.38 PMby sophie11

    Fantastic!! Tell me have you tried to wash it? I’m still in the search for the best washable dog bed yet. Love your beautiful weimeraner!

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    Dec 11, 2009, 04.58 AMby smallone

    we wholeheartedly approve of the reuse and the lovely bed for your pup

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    Dec 11, 2009, 02.25 AMby ashliec

    this is great! dog beds from pet stores are so expensive!! i’ll have to try something like this…

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    Dec 10, 2009, 09.03 PMby babybearhugz

    Thanks! I do try to reuse materials. Especially if I know they won’t be accepted as a donation to a thrift store. Like shredding the outter fabric of the chair to include as stuffing. I knew nobody would want anything that has stains. I have another dog bed that is stuffed with mismatched socks.

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