Monday, October 24, 2016

Dog PJs

So Toby gets really cold during the Fall and Winter, specially during the nights. You will often find him hiding under 3 or 4 blankets on a cold winter night, that is why he has many sweaters. Though some dogs don't need sweaters, Toby's coat is a lot lighter than other dogs' so he wears a variety of sweaters during this time of the year. He looks super cute, just look at that face!


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Here are some pictures of the final product and some more info on the pattern, and fabric I used. 




I've been looking for a pattern to make Toby a pair of PJs for a while, but I haven't been able to find anything that was his size. All regular patterns claimed to fit large dogs but nothing I found was quite working for Toby so in the end I bought a cheap pattern from Walmart and adjusted the pattern to Toby's specific measurements. I was a little nervous because I am not so comfortable making dog clothes, and I really really HATE wasting fabric but it all worked out and the PJs fit him just right! Now he is keeping warm during the cold cold Northern California nights.




Items I used:
Fabric: Anti-pill fleece from Joann's
Pattern : Simplicity A8008 found at Walmart (Modified to fit my mutt)
Dog: Rat Terrier Mix


Doesn't he look adorable?

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