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Topic: Cat Daybed! McCall's Pattern  (Read 17221 times)
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TMLGirl
« on: April 20, 2009 07:24:27 PM »

This was my first attempt at something crafty mixed with sewing, I learned the hard way about burning myself on the gluegun.  I was thrilled with how it turned out and shockingly, for the most part, my cats use it for the intended purpose! 
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They like it so much that they fight over it!


Oh man, this has to be the most glamourous cat accessory I have EVER SEEN. Wisting, WE HAVE TO HAVE ONE OF THESE. I'm seriously impressed :-)

I should have posted earlier!
It's McCalls M5677
this is the website I bought it from
http://www.mccallpattern.com/item/M5677.htm?tab=hilary_duff&page=2 (mod's please remove if this isn't allowed)

there are 3 options to choose from, but I thought the one I did was the most chic.
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joinha
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2009 07:28:09 PM »

Wow! This is really unique and chic! I love the trim on the bottom. Did you construct the whole thing yourself or recover an existing piece?
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drinkdrankdrunk
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2009 07:28:53 PM »

Oh my goodness, it's so fancy! And it matches your cat! how fun. You did a great job.
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TMLGirl
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2009 07:36:40 PM »

Wow! This is really unique and chic! I love the trim on the bottom. Did you construct the whole thing yourself or recover an existing piece?

I constructed it 100% from scratch.  I'm kicking myself for not taking pictures as I went.  It's a McCalls pattern and they have really detailed instructions on how to do everything.

The hardest part was finding pieces of foamboard the size you need!

I made it out of Foam, Foamboard, Fleece, Batting, posterboard, Tons of hot glue! And of course fabric and notions.
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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2009 09:05:47 PM »

That is the cutest cat accessory I have EVER seen, really chic, great job!
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Okay so once again I am completely redoing my pictures. Got tired of photobucket, the only reason I used it was for here so I decided I will just use Craftster's photo uploader. So while I am switching over my photo links will be broken. Message me if there is a post you would like the pics for.
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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2009 09:29:07 PM »

I love this!!!!! Now I need to make one for my babies  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2009 09:46:30 PM »

that is so cute! You did a great job on it too!
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« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2009 09:50:44 PM »

This is an amazing cat bed! I think I would steal it from the cats if it was big enough though. nice job, and that's awesome that your cats actually like it!
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2009 01:08:03 AM »

i love it! my best friend made one of these for my kitties years ago and they LOOVE it. mine is smaller, and i keep it on top of the fridge, and when they're in it they'll bat people in the face as they walk by. it's great
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« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2009 06:22:46 AM »

aww, it looks like you're going to have to make a second one so they wont fight!
Tongue it's really cuteee.
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