AFL DOG BED
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 2.5m AFL team logo fleece (Collingwood)
- Matching Gutermann thread (black)
- *Optional - Rotary cutter, mat & quilters ruler
- Pins, tape measure
- Scissors, seam ripper
- Hand sewing needle
- Sewing machine
- Large bag Crafters Choice Stuffin
*Using rotary cutter & quilters ruler makes it easier to straighten the edge of the fleece.
Read all instructions carefully before commencing the project.
NO SEW DOG BED
Step 1. Straighten one end of the fleece and cut two 120cm lengths across the width of the fabric.
Note - the logo should be running down the length of fabric.
Trim selvedge from one side of each 120cm length then cut each length 100cm wide.
Step 2. Place the two rectangles together with wrong sides facing and pin together around the outside edges.
Step 3. Cut a 10cm square from each corner through both layers of fleece.
Step 4. Cut a fringe along each edge through both layers of fabric 10cm long and 5cm apart.
Step 5. Starting in the centre along the bottom edge take a top and bottom fringe and knot together. Repeat knotting the top and bottom fringes together working around the edge stopping 30cm from the start. This leaves an opening for stuffing.
Step 6. Stuff the dog bed to desired fullness then knot remaining fringes together to secure.
Step 1. Using the template provided cut out two bone shapes.
Step 2. Pin together with right sides facing. Using a 5mm seam allowance sew together around the outside edges leaving a 7cm opening in one straight edge.
Step 3. Turn right side out and stuff firmly.
Step 4. hand sew opening closed.