Clothes for Pickles the Chihuahua

by Fashion designers from Diva Dog

How we make dog clothes for Pickles the Chihuahua:
We buy patterned and solid fabrics and ribbon from craft stores (usually), as well as other materials like Faux Fur and such.

We cut a piece, usually 6 in. by a foot, and then fold it like a brochure. Next we take a hot glue gun and paste the middle together. Finally, we cut armholes on the sides, and glue ribbon for a trim.

We also sometimes take the solid fabric and make it the same exact way as above. Then we glue it to the bottom and make a skirt.

Now our models for fashion trends are done! (If you would rather sew, go ahead!)

-Fashion designers from Diva Dog

Editor's note: Thanks for your ideas, fashion design team!

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Feb 06, 2011
Great idea!
by: Marie

I thought about how clever this idea was! I also read part two, really good! And i even checked out your site!

Nov 20, 2010
Love these ideas!
by: Anonymous

I love these ideas, I think that using other craft materials like Faux Fur and ribbon are great ideas! Thay certaintly come in handy. Thanks for sharing these ideas!

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Clothes for Pickles the Chihuahua
Part TWO! (Hooray!)

by Diva Dog & Pickles

Hi again! We are here to tell you more about how to detail your clothes. Now, first off, we suggest that you read our first entry (see Clothes for Pickles the Chihuahua) that way you'll get an idea of how we make our clothes. Furthermore, As you read, you'll find that we take ribbon and make it a fake belt or a trim to connect our top and bottom.

HOWEVER... there is another way to make your clothes more elegant than ever. Use your hot glue gun and glue a line across the top part of your skirt, and add a touch of sparkle with glitter!

Recently, we have been working on our winter fashions and we made PJs. We have a red top with shiny red ribbon around the neck line and a white bottom skirt with a red present logo by the hip. We added glitter on the skirt's upper trim and it turned out GORGEOUS! We wanted more fun and added a Santa hat that doubles as a sleepy time cap. You can also add a touch of glamour and sparkle to your clothes by also adding glitter to the bottom trim of the skirt and at the neckline of your pup's t-shirt. If you want to have even more fun, you can do it to your clothes too! (lol) BUT BE CAREFUL!

Now that you have added the sparkles on with hot glue, this trend is only hand washable. We suggest that you only clean out stains and if it smells bad, use odor eliminating sprays. Have fun making new clothes for your pup!
-Diva Dog

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