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Pretty DIY Cat Toys

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Learn how to make cat toys with catnip for some handmade fun that both you and your cat will enjoy. These teabag-inspired Pretty DIY Cat Toys will keep your kitty happy for hours. Simply give your furry friend one of these cat toys and watch the fun ensue. Homemade cat toys are a great way to show your kitty how much it is loved. Once it gets a hold of these Pretty DIY Cat Toys, your furry friend will be showing you how much that love is returned.

Pretty DIY Cat Toys
Pretty DIY Cat Toys
This image courtesy of sewlicioushomedecor.com

Primary Technique: Sewing

Sewn by: Both Hand and Machine

Intermediate

Materials:

  • Fabric
  • String
  • Catnip
  • Poly-fil
  • Felt

Instructions:

  1. Cut your fabric pieces 2-1/2 inches by 2-1/2 inches. Fold them in half wrong sides together.  Be sure wrong sides are together.


     
  2. Cut your strings 4-1/2 inches long.
     
  3. Go to your sewing machine and sew up one side and the top. Find the center at the top and tuck your string inside, leave a little bit sticking out so you can sew over it.
     
  4. Still with wrong sides together, fold the open side about 1/4 of an inch. Iron hem so it will leave a crease. You will need the crease when you hand sew it closed.


     
  5. Fill with catnip and some poly-fil, then hand sew the opening closed.


     
  6. To hand sew the opening closed, start by going up under the hem that’s folded down, coming out right on the seam line.
     
  7. Pull your needle through.


     
  8. Then come over to the other side and put your needle through where the hem crease is.
     
  9. Pull your needle through.


     
  10. Then go to the other side and put your needle through, right where the crease is. Continue doing this until you reached the end.
     
  11. Cut a small piece of felt for the peice that goes on the end of the string. Go to your sewing machine and sew it on. Giving it a couple of stitches. Don’t forget to backstitch!

 

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