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Pretty collar for a pretty dog.
You're dog will look great in it's one-of-a-kind collars.

Don't be scared off by the many steps, they're really very easy and quick to make.

Posted by Marieke from Espel, Flevoland, The Netherlands • Published See Marieke's 165 projects »
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  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 1
    Step 1

    You'll need canvas or nylon strapping, a D-ring, a pilot clip and fabric.

    Measure how long the collar should be and add app. 5-6 cm.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out a strip of fabric of 2 times the width of the strapping + seam allowance.

    Put the strip facing down on the strapping app. 4-5 mm from the edge.

    (Alternatively: cut a strip as wide as the strapping. Sew it on the strapping. Sew bias tape on both sides and continue with step 9).

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew the fabric on the strapping.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the fabric back like in the picture.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold a hem...

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 6
    Step 6

    ... and fold it on the strapping.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew it.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 8
    Step 8

    Topstitch the other side.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 9
    Step 9

    Push the collar through one side of the pilot clip and sew as close to the clip as possible.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 10
    Step 10

    Slide the D-ring on the collar and sew in place as close to the clip as possible.

    Take the other part of the pilot clip and sew in place on the other side.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 11
    Step 11

    Cut off excess material on both sides and use a lighter or match to meld the edges of the strapping to avoid fringing.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Dog Collar - Step 12
    Step 12

    Done!

    (Guus was in no mood to pose though, tired from chasing a rabbit)

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SarahOliveira92
SarahOliveira92 · Joinville, Santa Catarina, BR · 12 projects
Awn, Cute. I'll try it
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Myka M.
Myka M.
Are these collars sturdy? My dogs have a nasty habit of gnawing through their leashes and collars.
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eden a.
eden a.
To cute! You could make a bracelet like that too. It might look weird but it's creative.
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shawn t.
shawn t. · Beatrice, Nebraska, US
Thank you so much! I am off to decorate my dog!
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Joy K.
Joy K. · Garland, Texas, US · 80 projects
Can't wait to make one for my future pup~! Thanks for the tute!
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Lauren S.
Lauren S. · 1 project
Where did you buy the pilot clips? I found some at Fabricland but they arnt as pretty as yours. BTW my dog loves her new collar Happy
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Miss Circus
Miss Circus · San Leandro, California, US · 13 projects
I now know how to make a collar for myself ^^ thank you<33
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Stephanie Faith
Stephanie Faith · 1 project
Fantastic Happy Thx so much for taking the time + effort to show us how you made them.
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Wow you have a very fashionable dog! He/she looks great and adorable.thanks for the tute, i think i make one for my sisters doggie!
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queenfairypants
queenfairypants · Manchester, England, GB · 75 projects
Lovely! ooo but I don't have a sewing machine! x
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