How To Make Your Own DIY Christmas Dog Collar

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

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.