Tutorial: Reinforced Tunnel


This tutorial will explain how to create a hand-sewn tunnel for your rats to hide in (and chew up) that is reinforced on the ends.

I’ve made a lot of cozy fleece tunnels, but it bothers me how the ends flop down and lie flat.  I tried using plastic to keep the ends standing up, but really wanted a material that would be durable in the washing machine.  Well, apparently, there’s a material that’s meant to do exactly that – reinforce flopping sewing projects and completely machine washable!  It’s called “boning” and is sold at any decent fabric supply store.
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