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Topic: Not sure if this goes here or not? Doggie Mexican style vest and sombrero  (Read 1401 times)
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« on: July 27, 2008 03:14:21 PM »

I'm really not sure if this goes here or not, it is an oddball and it really doesn't fit anywhere else. Feel free to move it if I am terribly off.  Cheesy

I made this about 5 months ago my dog Nubby (he's a mini pincher) when I had a Mexican themed party  Grin this loverly set includes a vest and a sombrero
The materials I used
-6 pieces of brown felt
-scraps of red and yellow felt
-ribbon bits for the vest( to tie around his belly and hold it on) and brim of the hat
-toggle for his hat to adjust it to his head
He didn't seem to mind it and actually got excited when he saw me take it out  Cheesy

I only got one good picture of him in it.



Sadly I had to get my baby (Nubby) put down about two weeks ago and I am still mourning him so I can bring myself to even post pictures of the outfit all by its self it brings me to tears even looking at it.Talk about serious meltdown I had no idea how much that little dog meant to me until I literally watched him go away forever...I haven't cried like that since my grandparents passed away. Then to make it worse the vet asked me if I wanted a box to take him home in to bury him. I seriously could not talk because I was crying so hard, and that just made it to where I could barley breathe. Then when I am going to leave they say "We didn't charge you" What was I supposed to say "Thank you for euthinizing my dog at such a great price!" ? In all seriousness I am very well mannered and polite  wouldn't saying "thank you" in that situation be a bit morbid?  Anyway enough of my pitty-party!  I got the idea from a cheapo magazine that I found at my Dad's house when I was cleaning and instead of paying 20 dollars for one I ventured to do it myself, the most difficult part was sewing on yarn around the edges and then cutting it.
Again sorry for the rant!
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2008 03:22:04 PM »

I'm so sorry about Nubby...
He looked wonderful in his Mexican outfit.
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2008 03:28:42 PM »

that's what happens with dogs! they really become our best friends!

but he'll remember you wherever he is! I'm sure he's already in dog's heaven
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2008 04:43:45 PM »

Cute outfit. Sad story... Sorry about your loss.  Cry  Cry  Cry
When my first rabbit died I didn't handle it well. She saved my life. I owed her so much. My vet even sent me a sympathy card! I knew she needed someone her own species and size so I had gotten her a rabbit. The first one was never very nice to the second one but they bonded anyway. The second one and I comforted each other and looked for the first one... It's never easy losing a loved one. Regardless of how many legs they have. But my little friend was in pain and I couldn't let her suffer any longer. I'm sure the vet was used to people not knowing how to handle such a difficult decision and time.
Thanks for sharing and hope you are feeling better.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2008 08:16:59 PM »

awwwwwwww!! he looks adorable I lost my  chihuahua last saturday i know the feeling i still cant look at the pics of her Sad im sorry hun.
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2008 05:08:29 PM »

Okay, I found this totally by accident, but wanted to say that the idea is awesome and I admire that you made him his own little outfit! I also want to say I'm so sorry for your loss.
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