Advice 1: How to sew a hat for a dog

A few years ago, dog clothing has caused confusion and even ridicule of passers-by. And today, many dogs have a very extensive wardrobe. If you too are planning to dress up your pet, all you need can be purchased in the store. But much more interesting to create doggy outfits on their own. You can start with the simplest – for example, with caps.
How to sew a hat for a dog
You will need
  • - the tape;
  • - scraps of soft tissue.
  • - scissors;
  • - needle and thread;
  • - ribbon for ties;
  • - Laundry gum.
Instruction
1
Evaluate the needs of your pet. Pugs, bulldogs and other Shorthair dogs may need a sun cap. Spaniels and Basset-hounds with long, hanging ears just need headgear that protects the ears from dirt and litter. And always saboxin toy-Terriers and Chihuahuas will be useful and warm hat for the winter.
2
For making dog hats will fit any soft piece of cloth. Do not use harsh, prickly, crunchy material – they can irritate your pet.
3
The easiest option of headgear – a cap-pipe. It will suit long-eared dogs. Main purpose – not to allow street litter and dirt to cling to the fur on the ears. For wet weather the pipe can be made from waterproof materials for summer walks will need a hat made of lightweight mesh fabric. Good work and hats, fine-knit and very warm options from sew furry fleece.
4
Remove the merc with a dog. You will need your neck circumference in the widest part (width of the future cap) and the distance from the bottom of the neck to the forehead (respectively, its length). Making allowance of 3 inches in width and 6 inches in length, will have plenty of fabric a rectangle. Fold it twice and sew. The resulting tube should be freely worn on the head of a dog. On both sides make the bending and hem. In every ACC pass band, adjusting it to the width of the neck. Remove the product.
5
Dogs with erect ears is another version of the hat. It can be done warm, but you can summer, protected from the sun. Take a break from the fabric a rectangle whose length is the circumference of your head (plus allowance for seams), and the width and height of the ears (also taking into account the seam allowance.) The bottom cap is a circle, the diameter of which is equal to the circumference of your head. If you plan to make the hat with lining, increase the allowance. Baste the details of the cap, connecting the rectangle width, then sew the bottom to its long side. For better fixation on the head of a dog sew on both sides of the cap ribbon.

Advice 2: How to sew clothes for toy Terrier

Our Pets, like people, need constant affection and care. After the Antoine de Saint-exupéry once wrote that we are responsible for those who tamed. If your toy Terrier often feel cold, he just needed special clothing. Such garments for animals are not cheap. But do not despair, because you can sew them yourself.

How to sew clothes for toy Terrier
Instruction
1
First select the fabric for the future suit. The top is preferably done from raincoat fabrics, and lining perfect flannel.
2
Then remove the measurements. To remove only need one measure – the length of the back. To do this, put a collar on the pet. Next, measure from collar to start of tail. Divide the measure by 8 to find the square side of the grid, which is the pattern.
3
Draw a grid, move it to the picture pattern. Item No. 1 – two halves of your suit is the right and the left. Detail No. 2 is the wedge that covers the belly and chest Terrier. This detail is sewn with the narrow end between the front legs.
4
Cutting the fabric according to the pattern, don't forget to seam 1-1,5 see
5
Sewn any clothing items and consistently sweeps them.
6
When fitting to adjust the length and width of the legs.
7
Prostrochite all the seams on the sewing machine. Gather the elastic hem.
8
Ready jumpsuit will be suitable for your pet. It will not restrict its movement and provide protection from wind and rain.
We hope that our tips will help you create a personalized and original style for your dog. A bright and unique costumes made with their own hands, will cause only delight, delighting the eyes of others.

Advice 3: How to sew clothes for Chihuahua

You have a pet - a small dog Chihuahua. In the cold season, these dogs need clothes because they are always freezing and can become seriously ill. You can buy clothes for your dog in a specialty store or you can make yourself, for example, with a simple jumpsuit.
How to sew clothes for Chihuahua
You will need
  • pattern for clothes;
  • cloth;
  • - thread to match.
Instruction
1
Find the pattern of the suit, based on the size of your dog. On the Internet there are many sites that offer patterns for different breeds of dogs,, use the simplest. Let's see what changes you need to make to the pattern, so it was fitting your Chihuahua.
2
Lay the finished pattern on the fabric, trace its outline small, not forgetting to leave room for allowances for seams and folds. The edges of the fabric as the sewing pins. If you are going to sew the clothes, the zipper which is on the back of the dog, don't forget to leave about 1 cm allowances for seams. When sewing the jumpsuit for dogs you can also use Velcro and buttons. Leave as much fabric to the seams to be overlapped with a stripe width of 2-5 cm, depending on the size of the dog.
3
How many paired parts with pins to the fabric during the cutting didn't move. If you sew a Romper for your Chihuahua with insulated lining, cuts out lining as an outer layer. She smachivaetsya and sewn on the same principle as the outer side of the jumpsuit.
4
Add a Romper, a layer of batting and cut it out its exactly the pattern, do not make allowances for seams. Baste the batting to the lining. After lining with synthetic padding and the outer layer are folded wrong sides together and sewn at all points of contact. Remove the suit, the seams were inside and spend the first fitting. Be sure to get from the product pins.
5
Ensure that the jumpsuit was sitting on the dog loose, the sleeve does not hit the presser foot, and the collar was not too wide so that the animal did not fall out of the suit. If the product is too loose, take in the "waist" strap on the Velcro.
6
Correct all defects. Don't forget that the fabric for the suit should be insulated in the back and chest, the sleeves can be done without warming to the dog could move freely. Stitch all the basted seams on the sewing machine.
Note
Clothes should not hamper the dog's movement.
Useful advice
There are special shops for dogs, where can you buy ready-made clothes.
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