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  1. #61

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    Once again great idea!

  2. #62

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    Oh my goodness- Gpigs- STOP POSTING THE pictures because you are making me super-jealous!! stop.. please...
    Haha, you know I was just kidding around, right? I really can't figure it out- I mean how to sew it together....

    Great job! I love your creative thinking too! I just wish I were as smart and creative as you...

  3. #63

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cocoa<3 View Post
    Oh my goodness- Gpigs- STOP POSTING THE pictures because you are making me super-jealous!! stop.. please...
    Haha, you know I was just kidding around, right? I really can't figure it out- I mean how to sew it together....

    Great job! I love your creative thinking too! I just wish I were as smart and creative as you...
    The easiest way to sew it together is most likely the criss-cross hidden stitch.

  4. #64

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rnd210 View Post
    The easiest way to sew it together is most likely the criss-cross hidden stitch.
    Well, I knew that, it's just putting it together- but I already got that figured out too. Thanks anyways!

  5. #65

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    Here is my attempt at your cozy bed. I actually made it just a little bigger so all the piggies could fit on it. We call it the cozy couch. I added 3 stitches through the middles to keep it from getting too puffy. Thanks for the tutorial. The piggies love it. Here is my youngest kid feeding Christy a fresh green pepper.


  6. #66

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    Do you sew with a sewing machine or by hand? By the way I love the cozy I might have to make one for my piggy!

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    Holy Cow Jenga! I want to order 12 HAHA....

  8. #68

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    I will do it a little different next time. The hand sewing of the back rest to the main pillow is what was tough for me. My wife says that I am becoming quite the holly homemaker for the piggies.

    It does give you a sense of accomplishment seeing the piggies using something that you made by hand though. Of course it is quite humbling when they jump up on the couch and use it as their litter box. Little buggers don't know how hard it was for me. LOL.

  9. #69

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    Quote Originally Posted by teamsfm View Post
    That is so cool. Thanks for the instructions. I'm just kind of learning how to sew and I love "practicing" with chin and piggy stuff. Stupid question but how so you cut a circle? I thought about tracing something but can't think what will work. Any suggestions?
    take a pen that youre going to draw with, and another pen to hold in your hand,then take a thread thats a little longer than of the diameter : 2 of the bed and knit the ends to the pens so that the distance will be exactly diameter : 2 and put the pen on the fabric, and suspend the the thread and go all around with the other pen marking and you have a neat circle in the diameter you wanted. hopefully you understood.

  10. #70

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    I do exactly as friddee said but I steal a piece of my kids chalk and use it. It seems to write on fabric better for me. I am sure they make something you can buy to write on fabric but who wants to spend money when you don't have to. :-)

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    Just book marked this so I can come back to it when my ordered fleece gets here! Super cute!

  12. #72

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    I know what I am going to be doing this weekend!
    What a cute idea! Thank you for sharing.


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  13. #73

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    Great! I LOVE this! Now, all I need to do here is suck up to my mother and get her to sew this...

  14. #74

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    Okay wow gpigsrsweet you are like a guinea pig bed genius!! I just have to learn how to sew so I can make this for my girls. Also snickers is super adorable and she looks sooo comfy Thanks for the instructions!

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