HOW TO SEW A DOG COLLAR

HOW TO SEW A DOG COLLAR

Instructional Video and a clickable list of materials

for making a collar for a medium to large sized dog.

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List of Materials Needed/Links:

Fabric Scissors

Sewing Gauge

Straight Pins

Fabric Sealant/Stop Fray

Flexible Tape Measure

1 Inch Wide Strap (Purchase measurement x 2)

7/8 in. Wide Fabric Ribbon (Purchase measurement x 2)

Parachute Buckle

Strap Adjuster

D-Ring

Top Stitch/Heavy Duty Thread

Sewing Machine

Heavy Duty Sewing Machine Needle

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Resources:

Supply List:  ShopJoya

Webbing/Strap Material, D-Rings, Buckles:  Country Brook Design

Dog Accessory Hardware Kits: Country Brook Design

Video:  Professor Pincushion

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ISAAC SINGER: Sewing Machine Patent

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On this day in 1851, American inventor Isaac Singer received his first patent on what would become the sewing machine we know and love today.

Isaac Singer Sewing Machine Credits: Biography, Quilting Board.

Sewing machines already existed and many different patents, owned by many different inventors were already in place. After examining sewing machines in his friend’s repair shop, Singer thought they would be much more reliable if instead of a circle, the shuttle operated in a straight line. Which then led to him removing the curved needle and replacing it with a straight one.

This change made the sewing machine much more practical and easy to produce. The improved machine could sew up to 900 stitches per minute, which was totally unheard of.

Isaac Singer Sewing Machine Credit: Britannica

To help manufacture the machines and bring them into peoples homes, all the patent holders came together to form a patent pool, in which an…

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CREATING WHAT WE WEAR

CREATING WHAT WE WEAR

I once was a plain jean jacket….

until I was transformed into a symphony of glitter and lace! 

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Our most popular board on Pinterest is “CREATING WHAT WE WEAR.”  We love the unlimited possibilities of transforming clothing that is damaged, out-of-date, not a good fit or in need of decoration.

With imagination, a good sewing machine, a few scraps of fabric and notions, any level of seamstress can create fashion for self, for others and for business.

More inspirations and clothing transformations can be found at link below:

CREATING WHAT WE WEAR