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« on: October 07, 2012 06:38:59 AM »

I'll never understand why buying clothes for small dogs gets so expensive! Our poor little short haird doxie gets so cold in the winter but I can't afford to buy clothes especially for doxies. So what to do...?

How about turn some baby clothes into doxie clothes?! Smiley

(I got the idea from this post http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=338830.0)

I discovered that Dylan wears a size 6-9 months... With a few modifications.

The first recon I tried was a fleecy hoodie.

Here it is before:



And here it is after:



(Extra long winded post with more pictures on my blog: http://wondrasworld.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/baby-clothes-recon.html )

The next was a long-sleeved Halloween shirt:



What it looks like finished:



(On my blog: http://wondrasworld.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/im-batty-about-you.html)

I freaking love them. Smiley (And Dylan does too!)

If I'm haunting the baby section at our local department store for my dog, is it time to think about having kids? Lol.
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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2012 09:54:46 AM »

Super cute - you made amazing transformations!  Great idea!
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2012 10:29:58 AM »

Haha, my mother does the same for her Doberman in the winters, turns out he's the same size as me. Grin He wears one of my old fleece sweaters in the winter. Yours look super fancy though, such a great idea!
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2012 02:15:28 AM »

Thanks! Smiley

I've seen pics of old sweaters on bigger dogs - so cute!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2013 12:50:28 AM »

So cute my maltese will be the best dressed dog in street thanks to your thrifty idea
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« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2013 09:59:09 PM »

Try getting the baby clothes at Goodwill or any other thrift store.  Like new but only a fraction of the cost compared to new.  Great use of existing resource.
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