CPVC PLANS: Sleeper Chair plus BONUS Side Table

Download eligible versions of this pattern for FREE with 599 Tillie Tokens! (Applicable only when offered at regular price.)

Download eligible versions of this pattern for FREE with 599 Tillie Tokens! (Applicable only when offered at regular price.)


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Build this sleeper chair constructed of CPVC pipe for your 18-inch doll, including fabric-covered mattresses that fold-out into a bed! Also includes bonus side table plans!

*Earn 60-170 Tillie Tokens when you purchase this pattern!*



Your 18-inch friend can sit and chat with friends, read a book or even take a nap in this versatile pull-out Sleeper Chair from AptOne8!

This PDF project download includes instructions for building a chair frame from CPVC pipe, including tips for prepping your pipes and step-by-step construction photos to help with assembly.

Also included are pattern pieces and detailed instructions for creating the three-section chair cushion. The cushion is attached to the chair frame with a hook-and-loop tape strap, which helps keep the cushion in place when it is folded out into a bed. Zippered backs in each cushion section also allow for easy removal of the upholstery foam inside, which means the cushion cover may be laundered as needed or switched out for an entirely different look!

The sewing and construction skills needed for this project are fairly basic; however, it is very important that you follow the instructions precisely when assembling the chair cushions so they fold and unfold correctly when you are finished.

Also included is a bonus pattern to create a cute Side Table with a stained wood top. Complete the look with the matching AptOne8 Sleeper Sofa!


Need help finding PVC project supplies?  Check out our PVC Parts & Supplies page for links to our favorite sources!


Make a Doll-Sized Flange Couch Pillow for 18-inch dolls such as American Girl™

Make a fun set of pillows to go with your new Sleeper Chair! Click image to view FREE tutorial!






Mosaic a Doll-Sized Table Top


Add a playful star design to your doll’s Side Table with this easy mosaic technique! Click image to view FREE tutorial!








Get inspired by these samples made by Team Tillie!

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– 8 feet almond color CPVC CTS pipe – 1/2 inch
– CPVC 1/2-inch fittings (slip): 26 tees, four 90° elbows, 2 couplings, 6 end caps
– 6 flat head 6×1/2 wood screws
– Optional: sandpaper (medium and fine grit), spray paint for plastic, contact cement

– 1/2 yard fabric (cotton, lightweight denim, cotton duck, lightweight canvas) for outside sofa cushion
– 1/3 yard fabric (cotton, lightweight denim, cotton duck, lightweight canvas) for fold-out bed side of cushion
– 1-inch thick upholstery foam* (enough for one 7×6.5-inch slab)
– 1 1/2-inch thick upholstery foam* (enough for one 5 1/2×6 1/2-inch slab and one 6×16 1/2-inch slab) Note: Layered 1-inch and 1/2-inch foam may be substituted for 1 1/2-inch foam by gluing the layers together with spray adhesive.
– Three 5-inch vinyl zippers
– 6 inches of 3/4-inch hook-and-loop tape
– Thread

– 2 feet almond color CPVC CTS pipe – 1/2 inch
– CPVC 1/2-inch fittings (slip): 6 tees, four 90° elbows, 7 couplings, 4 end caps
– One 6-inch diameter wood circle (1/8- to 3/8-inch thick)
– Wood stain (spray, gel or liquid)
– E6000 Industrial Strength Adhesive
– Cotton rags, sponge applicator or paint brush
– Fine-grit (P-220) sandpaper

– Small handheld PVC pipe cutter, hacksaw or miter saw
– Measuring tape or yardstick
– Phillips head screwdriver
– Pliers
– Sewing machine
– Serrated bread knife
– Power drill & size 3/32 or 7/64 drill bit
– Rubber gloves

* These sometimes hard-to-find project supplies are available directly from Club Matilda!

• Basic measurement
• PVC cutting using a handheld PVC pipe cutter or hand saw
• Intermediate machine sewing
• Ability to read and precisely follow directions

Frame: 15 1/2 in. wide x 7 7/8 in. tall x 8 1/4 in. deep
Chair Height including Cushion: 9 3/4 in.
Folded Out Bed Cushion: 14 in. wide x 18 1/2 in. long
Table: 6 in. wide x 5 1/2 in tall


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