You might be surprised how easy it is to make your own doggy clothes and the great part is, you can recycle your own clothes, make matching outfits or ensure a good fit if you have one of those “unusually shaped dogs.” These free patterns are perfect to get you started.
#1 –Upcycled Leg Warmers
Take some scissors to a pair of old socks and you’ve got yourself some doggie leg warmers! This cute idea comes from Sew Doggy Style. You can get her instructions here.
#2 – Turn a Onesie Into a Dog Tee
This ingenious upcycle from She Knows turns the toddler clothes your kids grew out of into new outfits for your pup. Click here for the pattern.
#3 – Canine Carhartt Coat
Another upcycle, this coat takes your beat-up Carhartt (or other warm jacket!) and turns it into a perfect canine coat for cold weather. Directions can be found on Instructables.com.
#4 – Buttons & Bows Headband
This is an adorable headband for your little princess! Directions here.
#5 – Dog Pants
These cute pants can be made of any material, though the jeans are adorable! Pattern and directions can be found on Mimi & Tara.
#6 – Reversible Over the Collar Bandana
If you are new to sewing, this is an easy project to get you started. Directions can be found at Cut Out + Keep.
#7 – DIY Dog Coat
This is a fun and practical dog coat that you can make as heavy or light as you need, depending on the weather where you live. Pattern found on Ricochet & Away.
#8 – Upcycled Dog Collar
This is a super easy project. In fact, the designer says it takes just 15 minutes to make! Directions can be found on Sew Doggy Style.
#9 – Doggy Cooling Vest
This smart artist created a cooling vest out of some old cargo pants. You learn how to make them on Instructables.com.
#10 – Easy Fleece Jacket
Here is a pattern for an easy jacket that you can make out of new materials, or recycled old clothes. Pattern and directions can be found on Talking Tails.
#11 – Suede Doggy Coat
This sued coat is super simple to make and requires very little sewing thanks to the material used. Pattern and directions can be found on MarthaStewart.com.
#12 – 10 minute Dog Boots
Here is a fast and easy way to make some dog boots. Directions on Instructables.com.
#13 – Recycled Rain Coat Dog Jacket
Another upcycling project, this one uses a rain jacket. Instructions can be found on Makezine.com.
#14 –Embellished Wool Doggie Sweater Dress
This is an absolutely adorable sweater “dress” for any uptown girl. Direction can be found on Miss Lovie Creations.
#15 – Dog Raincoat and Collar
The talented people at HGTV have made this a fun and easy set for you to make for your dog. Directions can be found here.
#16 – Recycled Denim Coat and Scarf
Another cute idea from Instructables.com, this one uses your old jeans. Directions here.
#17 – Doggie Hoodie
One of the most popular items for dogs, a hoodie! Directions are on Instructables.com.
#18 –Greyhound Hats
Though made for greyhounds, we believe any dog would look posh in one of these! Directions can be found on Sewing.org.
#19 – Dog Dress
Another one from the talented people at HGTV, this is an adorable dress that you can make as plain or fancy as you wish, so it will fit an occasion. Directions found here.
#20 – Doggy Pleated Wool Coat
This just might be the cutest thing we have ever seen! Pair this with the greyhound hat above and your dog is already for a tea party. Directions found at A One Stop Shop.
#21 –Ragged Edge Bandanna
This is a fun and different take on the traditional doggy bandanna. Direction found on Quilting.about.com.
#22 – Bella Frill Dress
This is just an adorable dress by A One Stop Shop. Directions found here.
#23– Dog Cap Pattern
This is a fun pattern for the dog who likes to go on outings but doesn’t want to have the sun in his eyes. Directions and pattern can be found on Mimi & Tara.
#24 – Recycled Dog Sweater
Here is a way to turn that old stretched or pilled sweater into a cute one for your dog. Directions can be found on Craftstylish.
#25 – Harness Coat
Another creative idea from A One Stop Shop. This is a harness and coat in one. Directions here.
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