Sew a shirt for your dog. Here's how to do it: I think just about every man I know has shirts in the closet that are never worn any more. Maybe they are last year’s style, or the wrong color or cut. In any case, it’s pretty easy to find a mens’ dress shirt that is made of high-quality cotton in a fun print or stripe. Even your local thrift store has a selection.
So pick out a shirt. (If you’re sewing for a large dog you may need two coordinating shirts to piece together.) Freshly launder the shirt. Then you’re ready to cut. Use your sharp sewing shears and cut off the side seams and shoulder seams (no need to take seams apart). Cut off collar, front panels and sleeves. Cut sleeves (long sleeved shirt) along the seams. Cut off cuffs and open out the now-flat pieces of fabric. You should have 5 flat pieces, a back, 2 fronts and 2 sleeves. Next, lay the pieces out flat and iron. This is your sewing fabric....
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