Moroccan Dream

Added Feb 17, 2011

by rifka

Denver, Colorado...

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Description

I don’t usually post my non garment sewing projects, but I really wanted to share this one with you. It’s a child’s play tent made for my sons’ school auction. I began with a McCall’s pattern and then made many alterations. The little poufs were made using a great free pattern I found online. As sad as I am to part with it, the thought of it inspiring some dreaming of far away lands for some little one makes it well worthwhile.

Material Notes

Canvas, Cotton Upholstery, Foam, Some Goodwill Fabric Finds, and Lots of Bias Tape

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Home/Deco
Garment Type
Toy

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    Aug 3, 2011, 09.22 AMby flowergirl22

    that is so nice,, i just voted on it in the photo gallery,, how did you manage to make it stand up,,?

    how good of you to give it away to the school,,

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      Aug 8, 2011, 04.44 AMby rifka

      Thank you. There is a hula-hoop at the top (where the walls meet the roof),that helps it keep it’s form while the entire tent is hung from the ceiling. The bottom is anchored down to a thickly padded cushion with Velcro sewn to the bottom of the outside wall. When not hung it totally collapses down the the floor.

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    Mar 7, 2011, 05.33 AMby tahmineh

    ohso cute!

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    Feb 21, 2011, 05.36 PMby Natasha Venzke

    Wow, I want one!

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    Feb 19, 2011, 08.16 PMby BritneyK

    adorable!

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    Feb 19, 2011, 02.02 PMby seazoo

    Amazingly cute!!! I wanna sleep in there! :)

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    Feb 18, 2011, 06.11 PMby BeYou TiFul

    This looks really wonderful. I would want one for myself too ;-)!

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    Feb 18, 2011, 08.57 AMby michelle ><><><

    This is absolutely adorable! Great work! <><,

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    Feb 17, 2011, 11.12 PMby lizajane09

    That is way cool!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 08.16 PMby lucyrev

    I want one for myself! Mommy’s time out spot. :)

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    Feb 17, 2011, 07.57 PMby Shira B

    this is perfect! :D and like everyone said here – It’s great for everyone – kids and adults I just love it!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 07.26 PMby janul

    Ha! I love this! You can always make a copy that you can keep :). It would be awesome also in adults´ bedroom…

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    Feb 17, 2011, 06.49 PMby kelepso

    That’s pretty impressive. I love the combination of prints and patterns.

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    Feb 17, 2011, 06.40 PMby jessness

    Oh man, that’s adorable. I’d love an adult sized one to fit round my bed!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 05.46 PMby redslippers

    so extremly brilliant!! i can imagine the lucky little person that gets to keep this loving it so much

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    Feb 17, 2011, 05.38 PMby nidhi

    transported to a fantasy land…!!!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 03.41 PMby von-nation

    Such a beautiful project! It looks like a dreamy hideaway…I’m sure the kids’ imagination will just run wild :)

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    Feb 17, 2011, 03.23 PMby tamezdc

    This is so beautiful!!!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 03.17 PMby gaviccaabri

    WOOOOOW can I have one for myself?

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    Feb 17, 2011, 02.20 PMby tinybows

    I want one!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 10.42 AMby zaarissima

    I’m thrilled! It is adorable!!!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 10.09 AMby Nicolle Isabel

    I absolutely love this & I think I know one gift that my grandkids are getting.

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    Feb 17, 2011, 09.35 AMby textileprincess

    beautiful! :)..i have a bunch of nieces and nephews.. and they would love that, a perfect place to read books… hmm maybe an early christmas present. he he thank you for sharing!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 08.58 AMby ophelia83

    That is so amazing! One of the coolest projects I’ve seen on here for a while. I envy the kid who gets to dream away in this one;-)

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    Feb 17, 2011, 08.36 AMby dejanu

    This is so stunning! I would love to make something like that for myself!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 08.35 AMby budgieburgess

    Totally brilliant and very inspiring for someone like me who has just taken up sewing!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 08.12 AMby sarsaparilla

    Wow that’s amazing! I would love one of those ;)

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    Feb 17, 2011, 07.49 AMby groovymama

    This is absolutely fantastic!!! WOW.

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    Feb 17, 2011, 06.25 AMby loyl8

    In love with this!!!!!! fantastic job!!!

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    Feb 17, 2011, 06.03 AMby mahaila

    Wow! The children who get to play in this are very lucky. this is really fantastic. Great work! I just love the idea.

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    Feb 17, 2011, 05.26 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    I think this is terrific! Love it, I know it is going to fetch a nice amount for the event.

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