Your 14.5 inch doll will sleep like a baby in her CPVC bed designed just for her with our Snug As A Bug Collection!
This beginner-level PDF download includes instructions for building a CPVC bed frame with attached headboard and footboard. Tips for prepping your pipe are included, as well as step-by-step construction photos to help with assembly. This project is easy enough for most beginners … no power tools needed!
Also included are pattern pieces and detailed instructions for creating a foam mattress with a fabric cover. The cover features a zippered opening for easy removal and laundering. Quilted fabric is recommended for a more realistic look, as well as the addition of optional piping around the edges.
Coordinating patterns from the Snug As A Bug Collection, including the Basic Bedding Set and the Ruffled Bedspread & Pillow Sham pattern, sold separately.
Approximately 7 inches wide by 17 1/2 inches long by 7 1/4 inches high (at headboard).
Recommended Fabrics: pre-quilted cotton, muslin, broadcloth, ticking
- 7 feet of almond color CPVC CTS pipe - 1/2 inch
- CPVC 1/2-inch fittings (slip): 18 TEES, 8 END CAPS
- Optional: sandpaper (medium and fine grit), spray paint for plastic, contact cement
- 1/2 yard fabric (cotton, pre-quilted cotton, muslin, broadcloth, ticking)
- 1 inch thick upholstery foam - enough for one 7x16-inch piece
- One 5-inch vinyl zipper
- Approximately 8 feet of bias tape maxi piping (optional)
- Small handheld PVC pipe cutter, hacksaw or miter saw
- Measuring tape or yardstick
- Sewing machine
- Seam gauge
NOTE: Some plumbing materials used in this pattern may be unavailable in your local hardware stores but can generally be found online. Links to suggested suppliers are included on the designer's website, which is noted in the pattern.
Skill Level: Beginner
What You Get: One 27 page PVC project pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Craft!
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I ended up using this as a guide to building a bunk bed. Easy instructions and it turned out Amazing!!