Monday, February 10, 2014

TWO MINUTE DOGGIE SWEATER BAM!





My dogs got furcuts recently and are constantly shivering because I keep my thermostat set to Dreary London Winter (my fave). I have a few cute dog sweaters that I crocheted, but I wanted something that I cared less about in case their outfits got ruined when they romp outside in the snow and yuck. Inspired by Maria Von Trapp, Scarlett O'Hara, and Carol Burnett, I left the window curtains alone and instead looked in Mr. Floozy's closet. I found a grubby XL Old Navy sweatshirt that he never wears because it is too huge and makes him look like he has given up on life. I cut the sweatshirt up a bit and voila! two dog shirts!

STEP ONE


Find old largish sweatshirt in closet or steal one from someone else's closet. 





STEP TWO

Cut off a sleeve.






STEP THREE

Cut off cuff, unless your dog has an unusually small head.




STEPS FOUR thru WHATEVER

Hold the sweatshirt sleeve over your dog so that you can figure out how long you want it. 



Cut off bottom of sleeve.



Center the sleeve seam down the middle and cut out holes for your dog's front legs.



Cut out a small semi-circle on the bottom so that your dog has clearance for her hoohaw.




And you're done! Without any sewing! Unless the raw edges make your OCD tic flare up, in which case, go ahead and stitch the hem. I don't want you to have an episode.






2 comments:

  1. Wow now you are giving tutorials I am impressed And I want that pictures of Tess, Mom

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  2. Brilliant! The dogs seem to like their new outfits.

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