Saturday, August 6, 2011

Guinea pig sewing

Yes, you read that correctly.

We have 2 guinea pigs and I had read online about using fleece for bedding. As a mom who has made and used cloth diapers, it's not all that different. I had left over fleece in a container - just waiting to be donated or used.

For the absorbant layer I used an old beach towel for my first one. It's heavy but works. For my second one, I went to The Salvation Army Thrift store and got a bunch of old matress pads for $2 each.  These are much lighter in weight when washed.

I also made them two "cozies" (basically a bag they can climb/sleep in).

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