I wanted to make a simple hammock for my cat, so here is my design
Step 1: Materials
A 24x14 piece of fabric (must be thin enough to fit through coat hanger)
2 plastic coat hangers
1 shower curtain rod
Step 2: Assembly
1. Lay the fabric flat on the ground
2. Lay both coat hangers on either side of the sheet, leaving about 3-4 inches of room to loop the fabric over the hangers so you can sew.
Step 3: Sewing
Sew the top part that you looped through to the bottom part so it looks like the pictures.
This is the body of the hammock
Step 4: Find somewhere to hang it
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Hang the shower curtain rod between any two upright surfaces and place the coat hangers on the shower rod. You can hang your cat hammock in tons of places. Under a bench, in a stairway, etc. Make sure your cat can get to it easily. I hung it under a piano bench, and that worked really well for me because I could use two beams under the bench to keep the coat hangers far enough apart to avoid it folding up on the cat (see picture). Be creative and have fun