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Jimi's new fashionable dog bed

Indiana Adams29 Comments

I initially bought this sweet fabric to make a dress for myself.

fabric

Then I learned that there is a difference between regular fabric weight and upholstery weight. This was bought at Ikea, and it's upholstery weight, so it's never going to be comfortable or flowy enough for a summer dress.

So then I thought that I would make curtains out of the fabric... until I saw this sweet suitcase at Savers today:

suitcase

I used one yard and made a pillow case, and TADA! Jimi has a new dog bed!

jimibed

I plan to attach some legs to the suitcase and remove the top so the lid doesn't shut on him. Eventually, I'll make him a matching dog toy in the next coming weeks and trick out his new bed.

Time spent on this project? Thirty minutes!



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