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Cozy Travel Cushion for Pets

Dogs will love the comfort of this soft bed made from towels; you'll love the convenience. It's lightweight, easy to roll up and pack, and even machine-washable.


  • Sewing machine
  • 2 matching towels
  • 1/2-inch-thick polyester batting
  • Large sewing needle
  • Embroidery floss


  1. Step 1

    Cut 2 pieces of batting 1 inch shorter and 1 inch narrower than towels.

  2. Step 2


    Insert the 2 layers of batting into open end of towels, and sew up the last side.

  3. Step 3


    Stitch tufts in towels 6 to 8 inches apart: Using large sewing needle and a double strand of embroidery floss, stitch down through all layers and then back up about 1/8 inch from entry point. Trim floss, and tie ends. Repeat to make additional tufts.

Reviews (1)

  • 4capricon2 8 Aug, 2012

    This is a great idea. I have a new kitten, and want him to get use to traveling. I am also going to gather older, gently used towels and make them for the animal hospital that I take my cats to.