15 Ways to make tent (DIY tent)

Make tent (DIY play tent). Kids are so fascinated by tent, tepee (teepee, tipi) and canopy. They love the adventures of camping in their home.

Today, to help you make tent on a budget. I am sharing 15 ways you can make DIY tent. Some of them have very nice tutorials too.


15 Ways to make tent (DIY tent)




So let’s get started:


canopy-tent Make a canopy tent using embroidery hoop and fabric.

Canopy tent



Make a no sew tepee tent, using bamboo and thread.

No sew tent



Make reading canopy for kids room. Hang fabric on a quilting hoop. And using fish wire hang the canopy with a hook in the ceiling.

Reading canopy



Make an outdoor tent using PVC pipes and sheets of fabric.

Make tent



Make a clothesline play tent. Easiest DIY tent ever!

Play tent



Using dowels make this play tent. A very nice drawing explains how to make this tent.

Play tent



Kids play tent. A canopy tutorial to help you sow this one.

Canopy tutorial



Make doors of net for ventilation. And windows of vinyl.

Kids tepee



Turn a clotheshorse (clothes rack) into DIY tent.

DIY tent



Make a summer reading tent (tepee).

Reading tent tutorial



My favorite DIY tent so far! Make tent using lace and wood as a tepee.

Tent tutorial



Another tepee handmade tent. With very nice instructions to make one of your own.

Handmade tent



Easy play tepee tutorial. Sew your tent smaller than the wood frame. And hang it.

Easy tent



Make a tented indoor reading nook. Following a tutorial from the top.

This one is big enough to store a sofa inside. Such a great place for reading.




DIY tent with crafted windows and door. This is a great inspiration for sewing a tent at home.

You can buy one like this on Etsy Here.



Now how dreamy is this reading outdoor tent!

Make it as easy as passing fabric over a clothesline in your backyard. Great for summers.

I really wish I could find the original source.


I hope you enjoyed this roundup of 15 ways to make tent.

These DIY tents have absolutely put me in the mood to make one.

How about you?


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  1. This is such a great round up! Tents are so popular right now and I’m wishing we had one!! And we don’t even have kiddos; I just want to lounge in one all day and read!! 😀

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