Introduction: Hamster Carrier

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This instructable will teach you how to make a cute, easy, and efficient fabric hamster carrier. This can also be used as a cute purse. If you like this instructable please check out my youtube channel below

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Step 1: Gather the Materials

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You will need:
• a needle
• thread
• 2 different fabrics
• popsicle sticks
• a square/rectangle of cardboard
• scissors
• yarn/a ribbon

Step 2: Cutting the Pieces for the Bottom

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Take the secondary fabric (jeans) and trace the cardboard rectangle, then cut (leaving 1/2 to 1 inch as a border. Use that and trace onto and cut the primary fabric (blue) so you have 2 fabric rectangles about the same size.

Step 3: Sew the Bottom

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Sew three sides of the fabric squares together (with the pattern/color facing inward on both. Then turn inside out, slip in the cardboard, and see shut.

Step 4: Creating the Sides

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Measure the length of the four sides of the square, and then cut a rectangle of the primary fabric with that length. The height should be the height that you want for your bag (plus 1-2 inches). Then sew the fabric onto the edge of the rectangle, so that all 4 sides are attached.

Step 5: Sew the Sides Together

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Then you should sew the ends of the fabric rectangle together. This should look similar to the picture above at this point.

Step 6: Sew the Border

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Use the four Popsicle sticks to form a square. Sew the Popsicle sticks onto the edge of the fabric, overlapping the fabric. Then sew under the Popsicle sticks to keep them in place.

Step 7: Add Handles

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Use strips of ribbon or fabric to create handles in whatever style suits you

Step 8: Embellish and Enjoy!

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Comments

parisusa (author)2016-06-17

This is cute. Unfortunately our hamster escapes everything. We should have named him Frank Morris!

larry03052 (author)2016-06-17

The heading of this instructable put me in mind of dozens of little hamsters on a flat-topped boat with itty-bitty wings strapped on their backs, awaiting their turns at the teeny little catapult. I mean, hamsterpault.

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