This is Chopper. His hobbies are chewing things, laying on the heat vent, and chewing things.
This is a quicker variation of how I made a traditional appliqué dog blanket because I used a piece of felt for the appliqué. Using scrap felt or fleece is ideal for a rounded appliqué shape because fabric doesn’t fray. You don’t have to worry about tucking in the edges to keep the fabric from fraying while trying to maintain rounded edges. Using felt/fleece makes this an easy beginning appliqué/embroidery/sewing project and a good older kid project.
Here's hoping Chopper doesn't read blogs or it could spoil his Christmas surprise
How to Make an Appliqué Dog Towel
You will need:
Paper (if you can print on the backside of some scrap paper that would be awesome)
Sewing needle/sewing machine
Sewing thread to match the color of the towel
Small rectangle of felt/fleece (I used scrap felt from my stash)
1. Create a bone shape using a graphics program like Photoshop or you can enlarge and print out the pattern I created below.
2. Pin the bone shape to your fleece/felt.
3. Cut out the appliqué with the scissors.
4. If desired, use a running stitch and embroidery thread to embroider the name of the lucky dog onto the appliqué.
5. Pin the appliqué to the towel.
6. Hand sew or machine sew the appliqué to the towel.
7. Remove the pins.
8. Wipe down your dirty dog with their new personalized towel!
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