I used a new pattern & I thought I’d share: the Snuggly Pet Bed from Eden Ava Couture.
I actually made the Snuggly Pet Bed pattern twice. The first one, I used binding around the edges as the pattern calls for. I’ve never been good with binding though! I covered the edges with some fun ric rac.
I also got ambitious and quilted the little pillow! I’m actually pretty pleased with myself, but wish I didn’t use dark thread to piece the squares together. I was just having fun though.
For the 2nd Snuggly Bed, I sandwiched piping between the inner and outer walls. This gave me a much cleaner finish.
I trimmed the front with lace of this ruffled satin ribbon left over from one of Sofia’s pageant costumes.
I wanted to show you both pillows. The Snuggly Pet Bed pattern instructs us to use batting to line the pillow. I skipped it on my 2nd pillow; above. It looks just fine really, but the quilted pillow does hold it’s shape better and look really nice. That’s a neat little trick I picked up sewing this pattern!
I experimented a little bit with these pet beds; and used what I had on hand. A stiff interfacing works for the walls; but I do wish I would’ve used more batting instead!
The designer is Donna Seabury; and she’s really sweet. I saw on her blog she’s taking a break from designing due to health reasons. I’d love for you to stop by and check out her patterns, and say a little prayer for health and healing.
I’m going to leave you with a sneak peek of my contribution to the Mega Giveaway next month!
There’s still time to sign up to participate if you’re looking for exposure to your blog or shop! To read more about this opportunity, click here: American Girl Summer Giveaway Event.