Making Dog Collars Out Of Fabric: Planning Your Project

Do you love to sew? Are you always on the lookout for your next project? If so, have you considered making dog collars out of fabric? This is a great option for many different reasons. You can custom make the collar that you know will look great on your dog.

dog_collarYou can make them for gifts, and you can save money. If you are excited to get started on making dog collars, read on to learn more about the benefits of creating them with your sewing expertise.

If you prefer to watch a video rather than reading my tutorial below, feel free to watch this quick tutorial I found on Youtube.

First of all, you need to consider your dog as you plan what fabric to use for his or her collar. Are they spunky and fun? Are they more laid back and easy going? Think about their personality while choosing fabric. Also, keep their color in mind so you can make sure their collar goes well with the color of their fur.

Other things to consider are your dog’s activity level, any special organizations you are a part of, what will match your dog’s leash, and other factors that will help you choose the best color for the collar you plan on making for your dog.

Next, you should decide what kind of fabric will best on your dog collar. Do you want something waterproof? Do you want to make a collar cover instead of a collar so it is easy to wash? There are a few things that you should consider as you go about planning your project for making dog collars.

Once you have given some thought to your project of making dog collars out of fabric, you will need to know what size of collar your dog needs. You can measure your dog’s neck to begin with. After that, make sure that you add in the extra length needed to secure the collar.

If you feel more comfortable researching the appropriate length to make the collar, that is a good choice, too. Just make sure that you have an accurate measurement of your dog’s neck and then use that to find out the total length that you need to make the collar.

At this time, you should consider the width of the collar. Do you want a thick collar that stands out and makes a statement? Or, do you want a small, dainty collar that reflects your dog’s stature?

After you have given proper thought to the color or pattern, the size, the width, and the material that you plan on using for your dog’s collar, you can then start to plan and sew it. Get creative with your dog collar and not only will your dog look great, but you will be proud of your project.

In conclusion, choosing to make useful items using your sewing hobby is a smart choice. Making dog collars out of fabric allows you to be creative while customizing your furry friend. Use the tips shared in this article as you plan to sew a dog collar and have fun with it.

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