There are wide array of dog accessories that are found in pet shops. This can be made from high-grade fabric, plastics or even rubber. The price of the dog accessory can vary based on the material used to construct it. There are times that the good-looking ones are tagged at a high price point. And this can be prohibitive especially if you know that this accessory will make your dog standout in the crowd. Worry no more! Because we will be teaching you how to create an easy no-sew dog necktie that would cost you less than expected. This may be inexpensive to make but the end product is superb and looks great and at par with the ones that are being sold in the market. So if you are in the mood to give your dog a perfect gift, then let us begin crafting this now!
Gather all the materials needed for this tutorial:
- black and purple crafting felt
- a piece of black metal invisible buttons
- a measuring tape
- a glue gun
- a pair of scissors
Step 1: Measure the neck of your dog using a measuring tape. Cut a strip of black crafting felt based on the measurement of your dog’s neck. The width of this should be at least 2-centimeter thick. The width can be increased if you have a bigger dog.
Step 2: Measure the length in between the neck and the chest of your dog. This will determine how long your necktie will be. Cut a strip of purple felt based on this measurement. The width would depend on your preference.
Step 3: Cut a necktie tip on one end of the purple crafting felt.
Step 4: Cut a conservative diagonal on both long sides of the necktie. This will form the crafting felt into its real necktie form.
Step 5: Wrap the narrowest, non-pointed end of the necktie to the black strip. Make sure that it is placed in the middle of the black strip and glue it generously so that it would hold in place.
Step 6: Cut a four-sided polygon that would perfectly mimic the knot of the real necktie from the same felt that was used on the necktie’s body.
Step 7: Glue the necktie knot on top of the neckties main body.
Step 8: Glue the metal invisible buttons on the ends of the black strip.
Step 9: Personalize the dog necktie. You can cut a dog paw from the black crafting felt and glue this on the widest part of the necktie.
Step 10: Fit the necktie to your dog’s neck.
Step 11: Finally done! Your dog now has his own cute necktie that he can use whenever the occasion needs it.
This cute dog accessory is a great addition to your dog’s growing collection. This can also be a great starter accessory if your are just beginning to build his accessory collection. This dog necktie is pretty straightforward and can be done by any people on all age brackets. Just don’t forget to ask for assistance in the usage of scissors from your parent or guardian. You dog would definitely stand out of the crown when he wears this cute dog necktie. Isn’t it wonderful?