Added Oct 6, 2011
London, United K...
This was a joint birthday present for my two favourite monkeys. The inspiration was found during Grosgrain’s free pattern month. When I saw the pattern I knew It was perfect for my boyos. It cost a bit more to make then I expected though, I really had no clue how much the wood was going to be (in the end just shy of £13). The fabric was a fantastic find at Walthamstow market, 3m for £4.50 (I had orginially seen the exact same fabric for £14.99 per metre in a fabric shop in Guildford). I had enough fabric left over to make a bag so it could be stored away.
Following the instructions was a breeze, in fact I LOVED all the drilling and cutting of wood. Downside was I couldn’t get a tight enough fit on the top beam. So I added a few more holes and used string to stop the frame from accidently collapsing on my monkeys.
So have a go, it really makes a great present. http://grosgrainfabulous.blogspot.com/2011/05/free-pattern-month-day-11-cakies-a.html#delighted
Cotton, elastic, wood, and string.
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