Show your pooch some good lovin’ on Dog Appreciation Day with these easy sewing projects. and when I say “easy” it means, “straight stitch” easy. So if you can make a straight stitch, then these projects will be a piece of cake for you.
Dog Appreciation Day is a celebration that started back in 2004 by Colleen Paige, an animal behaviorist. Since then, dog lovers have made it a point to show how much they love their four legged friends on this specific day.
10 Easy Sewing Projects Your Pooch Will Love On Dog Appreciation Day
Show Your Love To Your Dog Through Sewing
I got a couple of easy sewing projects lined up for you and your best friend. From your pooch’s shoes to a car hammock, I got them all for you. The patterns are really easy you can even hand sew them. Plus, other materials are cast-offs so you won’t need to spend money on it. Some of the projects here are also purrfect for your other pets. (Dogs are loving and they won’t complain, they’ll just give you more loving.) So let’s get on with the list!
1. Quilted dog bed
2. Dog dress shirt collar
One quick way to make your dog look smart on Dog Appreciation day is to create a dress shirt collar for them. You will just need to snip off the collar of an old button down shirt for this project. What do yo think about this process?
3. Cooling vest or backpack
This vest or backpack is perfect for guide or medical dogs. You can put in some treats or necessities in the pocket. Also, putting your phone on the pocket and letting the dog run around while you’re playing Pokemon Go is a great hack for hatching eggs too! Check the tutorial here.
4. Dog leg warmers
5. Car hammock
This is one good way to protect your car seat from dogs. Good thing about this is it is not just a blanket. It’s a hammock–so you won’t be worrying about whether your dog is comfortable inside the car or not. Get the instructions here.
The bandana is a great idea to add cheers to a boring leash. You can use any scrap fabric for this one. Brighter colors would be nicer so you can always keep tab where your dog is when in you’re in a crowded place. Check out the steps here.
Keep your dogs’ four tiny feet protected with these booties, which is definitely one of my favorite easy sewing projects in the list. You can be creative with the material you use and adjust it according to the season. Choose waterproof materials for winter and lighter materials for summer. Details are provided in this site.
8. Dog dress
Take your doggies from cute to totally adorable by sewing them easy sewing projects like tiny dresses! This dress pattern can inspire you to create more costumes for them. Follow this link for the tutorial.
Easy sewing projects like dog collars can be boring sometimes but you can totally change that. Grab some colorful pieces of fabric and sew them together like this.
10. Pet pocket
Try making one these easy sewing projects, a secret pocket for your dogs, for extra convenience. It is so small that you can just clip it on his collar. You can hide spare keys or a note in it. Follow the instructions here.
Tutu’s on dogs really look cute. This video from Wolfgang Pup shows us how to make it.
Dog Appreciation Day aims to bring to everyone’s attention the issue of dog adoption. It also raises awareness on providing a safe and loving environment for rescue dogs. Take your dog for a walk today or if you don’t have one yet, visit an animal shelter and adopt a dog. Do your share to show the canine world some love.
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