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Topic: Cat Daybed! McCall's Pattern  (Read 21545 times)
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« 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! 
Ta da!

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.
« Last Edit: May 01, 2009 10:47:27 AM by sweets4ever » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« 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?
« 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.

« 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!

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!

« 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!
« 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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