door draft stopper

ralfsmomJanuary 4, 2010

does anyone have a pattern for this or where i can find one?it has been sooooo cold thanks ralfsmom

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oilpainter

You don't really need a pattern for this unless you want a fancy one that looks like a snake or wiener dog. I'm sure there are patterns on line or in pattern books for those.

To make just a roll---=Measure your door and add 5 or 6 inches to the total. Cut a piece of sturdy fabric 8 inches x your measured length+ the extra. Sew the long end and reinforce it. You now have a 4 " tube. Sew one end closed again reinforcing it. Turn to the right side and push out the corners. Fill with non-clumping kitty litter to 1 inch of the top. Don't tamp it down. You don't want a solid lump so it won't conform to the door. Turn under 1/2 inch on remaining end and top stitch closed

    Bookmark   January 5, 2010 at 7:58AM
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kathyg_in_mi

I made some for DD and we used play sand.
Kathy G in MI

    Bookmark   January 6, 2010 at 6:57PM
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    Bookmark   January 17, 2010 at 7:57PM
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sameboat

I am SO making some of those! Martha Stewart used kitty litter made from recycled newspaper so there's no scent. Great idea!

    Bookmark   January 27, 2010 at 10:14PM
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