Step 2:

1. Choose your 9 gate symbols you would like to use.  These can be found with a simple internet search and you can customize them to your own desires.  For example, I used star signs of people I knew. One good source is the Stargate Wiki http://stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Glyph

2. Scale your Gate Glyphs so they are no larger than 5 inches high, and print them out for your Symbol/Glyph Patterns.

3. Using the Gate design pattern measurements, mark out the decorative gate borders, and stitch on your medium grey fabric.  Generally you will want to stitch the vertical lines first, and then use the horizontal stitch line to cap off the verticals as that will
produce a more finished look.  Stitch all one border, before measuring and stitching the other border.  For the bottom, I used zigzag stitch for all lines, set to a size similar to one you would use to applique.  For the top, I used a simple straight stitch for my verticals, that I double stitched and then used the zigzag for the horizontal lines.
Cute!!my cat loves it!
These are hilarious and awesome. I love the detail of even having the "wormhole" pattern fabric in the bottom.
Indeed! ^.~
Awesome. <br> <br>Now you need to make a DHD scratching post.
Maybe that's a project for you ^.~<br><br>I was kind of thinking I might try a One Ring next (From LotR)
ooo now that would be cool to see, use a pool noodle cut in half for the shape..I love it. go for it cause I want to see it...go, start making it...
The only problem I have with this build is that cats don't need that kind of thing to teleport whereever they feel like it. ;) <br>
This is the most awesome cat bed /ever/.
Thanks! :D
Your cats are lucky to have someone meet all their geeky needs. Nice job!
Aww... thanks! &gt;^,^&lt;
You must really like Stargate!
Partially that, and partially its a recognizable thing to use for a geek household cat bed. And when I went looking after the second destroyed store bought one, there were a surprising lack of that kind of thing. Lots of suitcases and computer monitors, one person with a millenium falcon pillow... but not much else.
My young cat will be interested, especially if I put it in the clothes closet!
So cool, I bet the kitties love these!
They do seem to get used quite a bit. And are holding up better than the prior ones we bought.<br><br>
it's so they can close their irises ;)
Love it!
I never really cared for SG, but I'll be danged if I can't appreciate how slick this is. Aren't you afraid of loosing the cat on some other planet?
Well there are times when say.... a certain animal doesn't stay away from the toilet paper that the idea does have appeal. &not;.&not;<br><br>However, it appears that the Cat-gate connections are very stable and must require some effort to actually travel through.
Hah, nice :)
That looks great! All the detail you put in really makes it awesome!
Thank you! I enjoyed making them, and the cats seem to enjoy sleeping in them!

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