Do you have a dog that likes to sleep in your bed? Or maybe you have a dog that likes to sleep in his or her own bed, but you want to keep them warm during the winter months. If so, then you should consider using a quilt as a crate cover! Quilts are not just for keeping people warm during the winter – they can also be used to keep dogs warm. In this article, we will show you how to make a quilt-based crate cover for your furry friend.
First, you will need to gather some supplies. For the quilt itself, you can either use an old one that you have lying around or purchase a new one. If you are using an old quilt, make sure that it is clean and in good condition. You will also need a sewing machine, thread, scissors, and a tape measure.
Once you have gathered your supplies, it is time to start measuring and cutting the fabric. You will need to measure the length and width of your dog’s crate, as well as the height of the sides. Add an extra inch to each measurement so that you have enough fabric to work with. Once you have your measurements, cut the fabric accordingly.
Next, you will need to sew the fabric together. Start by sewing the two longest pieces of fabric together, then do the same for the two shorter pieces. Once all four pieces are sewn together, you should have a large rectangle of fabric.
Now it is time to start quilting! Quilting is the process of sewing two pieces of fabric together with a layer of batting in between. To do this, you will need to sandwich the batting between the two pieces of fabric and sew them together. Once you have finished quilting, your crate cover is almost complete!
The final step is to add a closure to your crate cover. This can be done by either sewing Velcro onto the fabric or by adding ties. Once you have added a closure, your quilt-based crate cover is finished!
Now that you know how to make a quilt-based crate cover, it is time to put it to use! Simply drape the cover over your dog’s crate and secure it in place. This will keep your furry friend warm and stylish all winter long. Quilt-based crate covers are also great for use during travel – just drape them over your dog’s crate when you are not using it to keep them safe and warm. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your quilt-based crate cover today!
If there is one thing Brenda Sites knows how to do, it’s quilt! She has been quilting for over 10 years and has taught many people the art of quilting. She loves using social media to connect with other quilters and beginners, and share her love of quilting with the world.