Stay in touch with MCHS!

To receive AnEmail, MCHS's monthly email update, please enter your email address below and click Join

 
 

MCHS

(240) 252-2555 (voice)

(240) 547-4308 (fax)

1300 East Gude Drive

Rockville, MD 20850

Business Hours

Mon. 11am-5pm

Tues. 11am-5pm

Wed. 11am-5pm

Thurs. 11am-7pm

Fri. 11am-7pm

Sat. 11am-5pm

Sun. 11am-5pm

 
Cat bed

How to

Make a

"No Sew"

Cat Bed

This fast and easy project creates a comfortable, long lasting pillow for the cats at the shelter to enjoy. These cushions will easily fit in their kennels and help provide a healthier and happier environment!

Materials:

2 Yards of Polar fleece, felt or cotton fabric

1 Foam Pad approximately 12”x 22” or Polyester Fiber Fill

Scissors

Measuring Tape

Marking Pens

Pins

Instructions

1. Cut two rectangles of fleece with the dimensions 26” x 16”.

2. Draw a 22” x 12” rectangle inside ONE of the cutouts with a marking pen. There should be a two inch border.

3. Place both pieces of fleece on top of each other with the marked piece on top, facing up. Pin the pieces together.

4. Cut both pieces with strips about 1” wide from the edge of the fabric to the marked border.

5. Begin closing the cushion by tying strips from each side together in a knot. Tie strips around three sides.

6. Place the foam pad or polyester fiber fill between the two fabric pieces and close the cushion by tying the rest of the strips on the open side.

How to

Make a

"No Sew"

Dog Bed

This fast and easy project creates a comfortable, long lasting pillow for the dogs at the shelter to enjoy.  These cushions will easily fit in their kennels and help provide a healthier and happier environment!

Materials:

2 Yards of Polar fleece or felt or cotton fabric

1 Foam Pad approximately 27”x 21” or Polyester Fiber Fill

Scissors

Measuring Tape

Marking Pens

Pins

Instructions

1. Cut two rectangles of fleece with the dimensions 29” x 23”.

2. Draw a 27” x 21” rectangle inside ONE of the cutouts with a marking pen. There should be a two inch border.

3. Place both pieces of fleece on top of each other with the marked piece on top, facing up. Pin the pieces together.

4. Cut both pieces with strips about 1” wide from the edge of the fabric to the marked border.

5. Begin closing the cushion by tying strips from each side together in a knot. Tie strips around three sides.

6. Place the foam pad or polyester fiber fill between the two fabric pieces and close the cushion by tying the rest of the strips on the open side.

 

 This page last updated 2-4-13

 

 

14645 Rothgeb Drive | Rockville, MD 20850 | Main Number: 240.773.5960
Programs & Services: 240.773.5054 | Emergency Services (24/7): 240.773.5900

Fax: 301.279.1998