Dog Collar

Use these step-by-step instructions to make a dog collar for a precious pet.
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Jill Brogadir embellishes a dog collar with cute little dog buttons.

Materials and Tools:

1" nylon webbing
1" ribbon
buckle
D-ring
size 00 grommets
beading thread
needle
dog themed buttons
barbeque lighter
sewing machine and thread
hammer
grommet punch
grommet setting tool

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Steps:

1. Cut equal lengths of nylon webbing and ribbon long enough to fit around your pet's neck.

  • Measure your pet's collar for size.
  • Burn the ends of the nylon webbing with a barbeque lighter to seal the edges.
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2. Place the ribbon on top of the webbing and stitch them together along the edges.

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3. Stitch a D-ring and buckle to each end of the webbing and ribbon.

4. Mark holes for grommets measuring the placement by matching an old pet's collar. Punch the holes for grommets.

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5. Attach the grommets using a grommet tool and hammer.

6. Hand-sew on dog-themed buttons onto the collar.

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