Turn One Old Sweater into Three Sweaters for Shelter Dogs

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Brrr!  For many of us, winter is still hitting hard.  We can usually crank up the heat, but there are lots of dogs in chilly shelters who don’t have that luxury.  If you have some ugly old sweaters lying around that you wouldn’t mind losing (thanks, grandma!), you can upcycle them into sweaters for small and short-haired dogs in need.

For some of these, you’ll need to be handy with a sewing machine or a needle and thread, but even if you’re not, you probably know someone who is.  You bring the supplies, and they might be willing to help for a bottle of wine or two…

Here are some links that will help get you started.  Feel free to use your imagination – these things don’t have to be perfect – just warm and comfortable!

 

http://redefinedmom.com/diy-small-dog-sweater/

http://diydelray.com/2012/12/26/diy-pets-making-an-upcycled-dog-sweater/

http://www.marthastewart.com/1048267/how-make-upcycled-dog-sweater

http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-lined-dog-jacket-from-recycled-denim-and-a-/?ALLSTEPS

 

 

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