Make a soft and cuddly harness for your dog.

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Here is the reason I haven’t posted anything since Christmas. His name is Sawyer and he is so much fun! I made this cuddly harness for him so that I can grab him in a hurry when he’s getting into stuff without hurting him.

Materials:

  • double sided shearling fabric (Amount will vary depending on the size of your pet. ) I only needed about 1/4 of a yard.
  • half ring
  • large hooks

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Step 1.

Dog patterns come in sizes xxs through x large. This pattern fits a small dog. You can make your pattern by measuring around your dogs chest cavity and neck. You have to add enough for seams and for hemming. I added a half inch for hemming and a half inch for the neck seam.

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Step 2.

Cut out pieces as shown.

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Step 3.

Turn the edge of the shearling fabric as shown and stitch.You will need to clip the corners so that the fabric will turn and lay flat.

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Step 4.

Hem edges of tab as shown. Slip the half ring onto the tab and then stitch around the edges. Anchor the ring in place by stitching along both sides of the ring as shown.

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Step 5.

Put right sides of neck together and stitch. Spread seam as shown and then top stitch to secure.

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Step 6.

Hem edges of bottom and hand stitch hooks as shown.  Stitch the other side of hooks on the opposite side. This part will fasten under your puppies chest.

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Sawyer and his sister Amie.




About Elaine Kazinec

I have never met anyone who can't make wonderful things for their homes, friends, and family, only those who think they can't. The purpose of this blog is to show everyone how really simple most projects for the home are to make. When my husband and I bought our first home we were short on cash so I learned to be long on creativity. I have been told that I can make something wonderful out of nothing and that is true. You can too! Some of my favorite things are items that I found in someone's junk pile. I am going to show you how easy it really is. I hope you find the courage to jump in and attempt some of these projects. You will be amazed at how talented you really are.