July 23, 2010
I finally finished my teepee! Well almost, I'm planning on using leather chord to tie the posts together as well as secure the "walls" to the posts. Also it needs a little decoration, but that will just have to wait for now. Anywho the process was really simple and I recommend that anyone thinking about making one should go for it. Here is how I achieved teepeedom.
Step 1:Get yourself some posts. I found mine at my local nursery for only $3.99 a piece. I believe the length is 8 feet.
Step 2: Tie that s*** together. Like I said, I'm planning on using leather, but used canvas fabric I had laying around in the meantime.
Step 3: If the neighbor's dog won't leave you alone take one of those $3.99 price tags and try to return it to said nursery.
(Step 3 works for any dog, ^Ali)
Step 4: Space the posts out to your liking, I wanted mine to be super huge.
Step 5: Measure, measure, measure.
Step 6: Cut...after you've measured.
Step 7: Sew panels together using heavy weight thread using a stretch stitch. Reinforce the edges.
Step 8: Decorate with blankets, pillows, door mats, puppies, and enjoy!