Walk your dog in style with this fashionable dog collar and leash. The project includes a matching key pouch for you to securely carry your keys (or plastic bags!) while away from home walking your canine.
Fabric Preparation\CUT Fabric: - One 5½" square (pouch back)\Two 2¾" x 5½" pieces (pouch front)\One 3" x 16" piece (collar)\Interfacing: - One 5½" square - Two 2¾"x 5½" pieces\Webbing: - One 15" length (collar)
NOTE Use ½" seam allowance, unless otherwise stated. KEY POUCH Fuse interfacing to wrong side of matching size fabric pieces, following manufacturer's directions.Right sides together, machine baste the two 2¾" x 5½" pieces along one 5½" edge, taking a 1" seam.Press seam open.To shorten zipper to 5": Machine zigzag across the coil to form new zipper stop cut off excess zipper and tape.Apply zipper using centered zipper application method.Remove basting stitches.Open zipper.Right sides together, place zipper unit (front) to back square. Pin.Stitch around all four sides of pouch. Trim corners. Turn to the right side. Press.Attach eyelet to upper left corner of pouch about ½" from top and side edge.Slide split ring through eyelet in pouch.Fold ribbon piece on half, inserting loop through hole in zipper tab. Pull ribbon tails through loop to tighten and form zipper pull. COLLARTurn under and press a ½" on hem on all four sides of collar.Fold piece having wrong sides together so it measures 1" wide.Place webbing inside pressed fabric collar piece and pin.Topstitch close to edge on all sides.Slip one end of collar through one end of buckle leaving a 2¼" "tail".Slide D-ring on collar positioning under "tail" and bring toward buckle.Topstitch tail end to collar. Stitch again to reinforce.Slide D-ring toward stitching. Stitch again about ¾" from first stitching. http://www.singerco.com/images/projects/dog_collar_01.jpg" width="294" height="112" alt="Figure 01Slide remaining end of collar through remaining buckle section.Buckle collar on dog and adjust to desired length. Stitch collar end securely in place. LEASHNOTE Remaining piece of webbing is used for leash. Adjust length, trimming if desired. Zigzag stitch and then apply liquid seam sealant to each cut end of webbing. Let dry.Slide one end of webbing through swivel clasp. Turn down end 1¼" and stitch close to zigzag stitching. Stitch again to reinforce.Fold down 7½" on other end of leash, forming handle.Securely stitch down end.Attach eyelet ½" from stitching on handle.Attach swivel hook on chain through eyelet on handle.Slide split ring attached to key pouch through last link on chain to complete. SINGER®and Quantum®are registered trademarks of The Singer Company Limited or its affiliates. ©2007 The Singer Company Limited. All rights reserved.