How to Make a Dog Sweatshirt

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When removing the sweatshirt, take it over your dog's head first and over his legs last. The neck hole will probably fit if you use a sweatshirt approximately the size of the dog.

Step 1

Make sure the old sweatshirt will fit your dog.

Step 2

Measure your dog from the base of the neck to midway to his tail.

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How to Make a Dog Sweatshirt

Step 3

Cut the sweatshirt to the correct length.


Step 4

Either sew the hem or use fabric webbing.

Step 5

Cut the sleeves so they hang just above the knee joint on your dog's front legs.

How to Make a Dog Sweatshirt

Step 6

Hem the sleeves as well, if you prefer the tailored look.


Step 7

Place your dog's legs in the sweatshirt first and then stretch the neck opening over his head.

How to Make a Dog Sweatshirt


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