Thursday, June 21, 2012

Baby Gate

This is my current baby gate:
It's too wide, too clunky, and just plain ugly.
Last week, while stalking one of my favorite sewing bloggers, Karen, from Sew Many Ways, I came across her little bit of genius to keep tots and dogs from heading up the stairs:  PVC gate.
After a quick trip to Lowe's for PVC pipe ($4.00) and a quick trip across the street to Joann's for fabric ($12.00), I put the whole thing together in about 20 minutes.

It's a perfect length, lightweight, and so cute!

Karen's tutorial is great!  The gate looks like this on the inside:

And from Lenny's viewpoint, things went from this:
to this:
Love it!