How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar

Make Your Own Holiday Dog Collar

Make sure your dog is the most festive pooch on the block!

Posted by Cuteness on Sunday, December 17, 2017

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Red fleece
  • Green felt
  • 3/4" Elastic
  • Bells
  • Needle
  • Thread
  • Scissors
How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 1

Measure your dog's neck and cut the fleece 3 inches wide and 2-4 inches longer than your dog's neck.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 2

Fold and stitch lengthwise, stopping 1/2 inch from the ends.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran
How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 3

Cut elastic to the size of your dogs neck.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 4

Turn the fleece so the seam is inside and slip the elastic through the fleece tube.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran
How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 5

Stitch the elastic together.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 6

Stitch the fleece closed.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 7

Cut four holly leaves out of the green felt.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 8

Make the leaves thicker by sewing two leaves together.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 9

Sew leaves onto collar.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Step 10

Sew bells onto collar.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

And there you go! Now your dog is the most festive of all.

How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar
credit: Jeff Curran

Are you ready for more DIY projects. Check out our tutorial on how to make an easy no-sew sweater for your pup, and then scroll through this step-by-step guide making stylish dog beds from an old suitcases.