Furry fabric cut into rectangles as follows: two 5x6 inches; one 9x19 inch; two 4x6 inches
2 rubber bands
6 to 8 cotton balls
Measure and mark 2 matching 3-inch squares on the end panels of the box (see diagram).
Using a ruler and a ballpoint pen, score lines across the long sides of
the box, as shown. (These will help when folding the box in step 4.) Cut out the squares on the end panels. Push in the edge of the box as shown to create a couch shape. Secure the open seams with masking tape.
Trace each of the L-shaped ends of the box onto a 5- by 6-inch piece of
fabric, leaving a half-inch border. Cut out the pieces and glue them in
place, then trim the corners, as shown. Also snip into the corners of
the fabric where the sofa seat and back meet, creating fabric flaps.
Glue down all of the flaps.
Cover the rest of the tissue box with the 9- by 19-inch piece of fabric.
Starting with the bottom panel, apply glue to the box and press the
fabric in place, one section at a time. Trim off any extra fabric if you
To make the couch's arms, roll the 4- by 6-inch fabric pieces into
6-inch-long tubes with the fur on the inside. Secure one end of the tube
with a rubber band and turn it inside out. Fill each tube with 3 or 4
cotton balls and glue the arms to the seat and back of the couch, seam
Now that Molly is all settled and after the meeting of the new neighbors, life goes back to normal. The usual tension of only one bathroom plus an extra doll, has everyone miserable. Today Samantha has great news!
"Dolls listen up! I have great news! The downstairs powder room is complete!" Samantha shrieks with excitement!
"Really?" Nellie asked. Samantha shakes her head yes.
"Oh this is more than great news! This is wonderful. I am so happy!" Felicity cheers. Just then Kit takes off running to the first floor hall.
"It's true! Look!"
All of the dolls gather, "it even has a sign on the door that says "powder room".
"It's small, but it will be terrific not having to wait in line hopping back and forth on each foot!"
"You're so lucky! You moved in at the right time, no more bathroom fights." Kirsten nudges Molly.