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Miz.Persnicket
« on: May 28, 2007 11:48:53 AM »



I started making rat hammocks and I thought I would share with you because they are so much fun to make! I wanted to make really nice, plush hammocks that are a bit hard to find typically.

So far I am using lambskin fleece, flannelette and really soft cotton.
It has been a tribulation to try to make sure the ends dont fray and the husband came up with the great idea of melting the ends of the polyester bias tape to ensure they are wash friendly, which if you have rats you know is very important!


Here are some examples:

Corner Hammocks:







Pocket Hammock:



Standard Large Hammock:

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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2007 12:05:16 PM »

Those are such a cute idea. We have an over active chichilla who has been very luggish because the waether is getting hot. It would be great if he had a bed
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« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2007 04:30:11 AM »

They look really good. I used to love making hammocks for my ratties but sadly they've all passed away now  Cry The most recent one I made was little miss naughty one which went down well. I like how the pocket starts at the side, ours always started in the middle. Hmmm ideas.
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2007 01:15:43 PM »

Those are so cute! And very professional looking!

My little rattie-face, Clara, LOVES her hammock. Sadly, it's not in the best condition now, so I'm going to have to find her a replacement.
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2007 12:10:00 AM »

Any chance of an action hammock-shot?

I would love to see one! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2007 02:06:54 PM »

Those are great! And I love rats. I used to have a pet rat named Rufus, but my mom made me give him away. =( At least he's still alive. ^^
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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2007 08:37:53 PM »

those are incredibly well made! You could definitely get some good dough for those on the Rats Rule! forum if you haven't already.
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2007 01:05:43 PM »

These look great, much cuter than the ones the sell in stores!
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« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2007 08:54:46 PM »

those are incredibly well made! You could definitely get some good dough for those on the Rats Rule! forum if you haven't already.

Thanks!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2007 05:51:41 PM »

Any chance of an action hammock-shot?

I would love to see one! Cheesy
seriously!

i made a really make-shift hammock for my babies just out of a scrap, but this has completely inspired me to make a better one.

...well, i was going to make a better one anyways, but this is just motivation. great job! Tongue
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