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DIY Cat Bed – a Sewing Tutorial

As much as you love your four-legged friends, sometimes sharing your bed gets old. Dander, dirt, and hogging space are all valid reasons why you may want to give your pal his own bed. This DIY tutorial shows you how to create a soft, comfortable pet bed in no time at all. You and your pet will both be able to catch some Zs without sacrificing precious bed space.

How to Make a Cat Bed for your sweet kitty!! Do you have a sewing machine and a few basic sewing skills? This DIY Cat Bed tutorial will show you how to take an old pillow and turn it into the comfiest and coziest bed that is perfect for your cat (or dog!).


  • 1 yard of customizable fabric that is a woven fabric; this is the ‘Midweight Linen Blend’
  • 1 yard lining fabric – woven cotton (I used kona cotton)
  • About 8 padded mailers to upcycle, or alternatively 2 yards fusible fleece
  • Coordinating thread
  • Rotary cutter
  • Quilt ruler
  • Quilting clips
  • Iron
  • Small bowl & pencil
DIY Cat Bed – a Sewing Tutorial
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