Category: Sewing for dogs

Dog Bowtie | A Tutorial

I mentioned recently making Riley a new collar and bowtie and promised a tutorial was coming. Well, it is here! There’s a shocking lack of dog bowtie tutorials out on the internet, so hopefully my little corner of the internet can fix that somewhat. If you missed it, there’s also a free dog collar tutorial (in 4 sizes!). This bowtie pattern comes in two sizes, small & large. Riley is modeling the small size forContinue reading

Dog Collar in 4 Sizes | A Tutorial

With all the amazing fabrics on the market, making your special pup a one-of-a-kind collar is a cinch! My tutorial features a super soft cotton outside for sensitive skins and a solid nylon core for durability and strength. This tutorial covers how to make a dog collar in four sizes: X-SMALL: Fits neck size 8″ – 12″ SMALL: Fits neck size 10″ – 16″ MEDIUM: Fits neck size 14″ – 20″ LARGE: Fits neck sizeContinue reading

Dog Collar with Bowtie | Finished Project

When we adopted Riley nearly 4 years ago, I went on a mission to make him as many cute collars and bowties as I could. I wanted him to be the most dapper poodle around! Although I haven’t made one for several years, I recently dusted off my old notes, and with a few more years of sewing experience under my belt, I tweaked the original plans until I made something I was completely satisfiedContinue reading