ok, so this was by-far the worst DIY I have ever done.
I followed this DIY, and it was supposed to turn out like this:
and this is how mine ended up:
it's so pitiful, i can't help but laugh. thankfully, i was only making it because he loves to shoot squirrels and i thought he could use this one for target practice.
sad. sad. sad.
i'm a horrible seamstress, though. if you're better at sewing, especially hand-sewing, then you'd definitely ace this. :)
on to more successful DIYs......