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 vegan children's story

 vegan children's story

 vegan children's story

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The Andersons’ Knitted Bus, Part 4: a bed for Mr and Mrs

 knitted model bus

First you need a large, empty matchbox.

 knitted model bus

Find some decorative paper that looks like it would make good-looking bedding …

 knitted model bus

… and wrap up the matchbox like a birthday present. ย Then find another matchbox.

 knitted model bus

Measure it and mark the middle.

 knitted model bus

Take out the drawer and cut the insides and outsides in half.

 knitted model bus

Now you have two drawers. ย Put them back in. ย They’re going to provide the Andersons with under-bed storage space.

 knitted model bus

Cut out some more of the decorative paper and stick it to the front of the drawers.

 knitted model bus

 knitted model bus

Tape the drawers together, side by side, ….

 knitted model bus

…. and stick the ‘mattress’ on top of them.

 knitted model bus

Now you need some pillows:

 knitted model bus

Find a scrap of pretty material. ย Cut it, fold it (right sides together), sew it (leaving one side open), and …

 knitted model bus

… turn it right side out, stuff it with cut up bits of rag, or yarn or whatever soft stuff you’ve got lying around, and sew up the open side.

 knitted model bus

My bed still needed something more to make it cozy so I found this lovely beaded doily (the kind used to protect a glass of lemonade from flies at the picnic) and thought it would make a lovely bedspread.

 knitted model bus

And I knitted a little blanket for warmth.

 knitted model bus

Et voilร !

 knitted model bus

 knitted model bus

 knitted model bus

 knitted model bus

Now I must get the floor done!

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