DIY Dog Shirt


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I have a confession to make. I love dressing up my dog, Pixie. She’s my toothless baby and I have to make sure that she’s presentable to the world. I swear she loves dressing up, too. When I pull out her fancy harness, she looks excited to leave the house. I have another confession to make. Most of the time, her top is more expensive than mine. Now a days, there’s a great selection of dog shirts at pet stores. I love the Martha Stewart line offered at Petsmart. However, it’s hard to find something that is my taste that is under $20. Often times she’s wearing her fancy harness and I’m wearing a $10 shirt from Forever 21. Prioritizing myself is not a priority in my household. 

DIY dog shirt update

I decided that it’s time that I updated a blah dog shirt into a woah! dog shirt. I wanted something that was cute and cheery, something perfect for our imaginary day trip to Palm Springs. With that being said, I have priorities like binge watching Suits and I gotta make sure that I can afford Amazon prime. This is why I present to you a DIY upgrade that’s less than 10 dollars and that takes less than 10 minutes. Win-win!

DIY dog shirt update material list

SUPPLIES

  • Dog polo shirt – $1.97 from eBay
  • 1 foot of ribbon – $1
  • mini pom poms – $4
  • glue gun
  • string and needle
  • cardboard

STEPS

  1. Iron the dog shirt.
  2. Insert cardboard inside the shirt.
  3. Glue gun mini pom poms your dog’s initial and the bottom of the shirt. I free handed this, but you could always use fabric chalk. 
  4. Sew on the ribbon. 

steps to create a DIY Dog Shirt

DIY Dog Shirt

DIY Dog Shirt by Drool of Happiness

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