Bunny’s Hideaway

Posted On May 7, 2007

Filed under Home, Sewing

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I have spent much of the past two days working on this, a tee pee for my sweetie. It was challenging, to say the least. For one, I decided to modify it so it would look a bit more like the boutique version I saw at market. Two, the sheer volume of fabric to maneuver through my poor sewing machine was exhausting (nearly eight yards). Now that it’s mostly done, I can see things I would do differently next time, like the door and making the panels a wee bit narrower.

I still need to sew the strap for the poles (I’m using a discarded waistband from a skirt project) and I’m planning to make a play mat and some pillows for underneath, to give it real cubby appeal. My Bunnycakes doesn’t seem to mind; she’s spent most of the afternoon hanging out in there, sometimes with a spare parent or brother.


9 Responses to “Bunny’s Hideaway”

  1. alittlemoore

    You did an awesome job! I can see why she enjoys it so much! I am so impressed with everything you have done lately!

  2. AngelaS

    WOW!!! That is SO cool!!! I love it!

  3. Kate

    Wow that is really awesome! I’m impressed. That is a lot of fabric to sew through!

  4. Beebee Mod

    Love it…I am sure she will enjoy that. Those teepees are very expensive online. I love your fabric choices…they’re great for a little girl! 🙂

  5. heidi

    looks terrific! and seven yard?! my poor machine might be hyperventilating by then! way to go. lucky kiddo.

  6. lisa

    You are the best Mom ever! That is great…just need to hide that pic from my daughter…

  7. Angelina

    It looks great! that really is quite an undertaking. I don’t think I could brave it.

  8. gyl

    Frickin COOL!! Way to go!!

    I have some magazine clippings of more tent looking ones, ones you put over tables ‘n such… but that is VERY cool!! I may have to follow in your footsteps this time!! LOL!

    Great job! That is a LOT of fabric to sew up! I bet it was a total PITA! LOL!


  9. craftapple

    What a great project! I saw some of these at a craft show a few years ago and it was one of the few things that was actually selling. You did a nice job. Pulling on 8 yards of fabric must have been a workout!

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