Comfy Dog Bed

Comfy Dog Bed

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information

Finished dimensions: Small 24"x18"x4", Large 3"x27"x5".


11 ⁄8 yd (15 ⁄8 yd) Fabric A: top & bottom 
2/3 yd (1 yd) Fabric B: sides & piping 
4 yd (8 yd) cording 
2(4) bags polyester stuffing: 
Warm & Natural ® twin-size batting 
Basic sewing supplies 
Sewing machine 
Iron, pressing surface


Directions are written for small bed. Changes for the large size are in parentheses ().

Use 1/2" seam allowance throughout. RS = Right side(s) WS = Wrong side(s)

1. CUTTING: From Fabric A cut two 25"x19" (37"x28") pieces for top and bottom. From Warm & Natural ® batting cut two 25"x19" (37"x28") pieces for top and bottom. From Fabric B cut two pieces 25"x5" (37"x6") pieces & two 19"x5" (28"x6") pieces.

2. Baste Warm & Natural ® batting to WS of all pieces.

3. From Fabric B cut 200" (280") of 1¾" bias strips.

4. Sew strips together and use to cover cording.

5. Sew covered cording to top & bottom fabric, pivoting at corners.

6. Sew side pieces together end ot end.

7. Sew side pieces to top & bottom, matching corners with seams. Leave opening on bottom side for stuffing.

8. Clip corners, turn RS out & stuff.

9. Slip stitch opening closed.