In the article, I will step by step talk about how to sew a jumpsuit for a small breed dog. I will list the materials and measurements needed to create a jumpsuit. I will give a detailed description and examples of successful patterns of comfortable dog vests and fur coats for beginners. I will point out step by step instructions and a scheme for creating knitted things.
How to step-by-step to make a pattern of comfortable jumpsuit for a small dog with your own hands at home
Wearing dogs is not only the whim of the owners and the worship of new fashion, but often a harsh necessity. The size of the domestic dog can be different, but all the mini Yorkies, pinscher, Yorkshire terrier, labrador, giant schnauzer and all dog breeds are cold and cold all the breeds of dogs need warm clothes in autumn and winter.
When you sew overalls, consider the size of your pet.
In summer, the pet doesn’t fasten spines on itself and the wool will remain clean if it is protected by a single-layer light jumpsuit.
It is necessary to begin the creation of warm clothes for a pet with the selection of material, it should be natural. In the winter it is better to knit from natural yarn, the jumpsuit should cover most of the dog’s body. The time of year dictates what the pet’s clothing material should be. Fabric for demi-season clothing should be:
- Breathable, the material should be purged and not create a greenhouse effect, which only harm the dog.
- Waterproof so that the dog does not shiver from the cold in a rain-soaked overalls.
- Durable, so that from active games and workouts, the product does not spread out at the seams.
- The padding polyester, sintepukh, fleece fabric will be suitable for a lining.
You can knit the jumpsuit
For winter overalls, lining is required well or cover, the fabric should be smooth and not on the mesh basis. For lining fit fabrics such as twill, viscose, satin. Summer boys and girly overalls for dogs should be lightened and consist of one layer of material, the summer version of clothes for the pet is sewn of microfiber or cotton. For a boy, choose darker colors, for a girl, bright.
The product should be fastened on the back and neck, suitable as fasteners:
Buttons (not suitable for dogs of medium and large breeds, because they are easily undone when running)
Ties can be made from ribbons or laces.
Zipper with a restrictive strip that will not allow "sticking" of the wool when buttoning
Lightning with limiter
Measurements with a dog must be taken when the pet is standing.
Example of taking measurements
Measure and record need to:
- Length from the base of the neck to the base of the tail
- Neck girth
- Wrist girth of the front and hind legs
- Chest height
- Chest girth
- Waist girth
Description of the pattern of clothing depends on the breed and size of the dog
To build patterns will need a large sheet of paper or wallpaper. The length from neck to tail must be divided by 8. The resulting number will be equal to the side of one grid square.
Having built a pattern on paper it is important not to forget about seam allowances on each side of the part.
The hole in the groin area for males and bitches will vary in size.
Sharp corners of the pattern should be smoothed.
Crop material and sewing winter overalls, sweaters, jackets, vests, suits, coats and raincoats for autumn, step by step instructions
The selected fabric is folded in half, the cut pattern is put on top and outlined.
Easily swept away, you need to try on the pet thing that you sewed or tied, taking into account inaccuracies and errors. It is impossible to allow tight fitting of the animal’s body with a cloth, this will hinder movement and interfere with walking.
After fitting, the two pieces of clothing are trimmed together, and the cuts are machined with a trim from a suitable material. It is necessary to insert the elastic bands in the cuffs. ordinary turns "sleeves" quickly lose their appearance. Ironing the jumpsuit you can think about the decor.
Attaching velcro, buttons or zipper on the back and neck can be considered ready. The decoration of the finished product is a flight of the pet owner’s imagination, you can experiment with pockets and even make a hood for a dog. Sequins, stripes, decorative locks, large rhinestones reflect the character of the pet and make his clothes stylish.
Options for ready-made pet patterns and the simplest schemes for beginners.
Based on the size, sex and breed of dog, you can choose a pattern from ready-made. Each of the following patterns can be used, taking into account the individual characteristics of the dog, for example, the length of the body of a dachshund, or the width of the chest of a bulldog, etc.
Pet can be sewn from natural fabric jacket, suit, hat, T-shirt, boots, raincoat, overalls, sweater, vest, blanket for girls and boys based on the data patterns.
For sewing overalls active dogs should consider the durability of the fabric. Clothing should not hamper movement or rub the clasps and locks.