DIY: Oilcloth Dog Coat


Cute coat!   Check out this great tutorial for a canine rain coat using oil cloth—the vinyl coated material used to make tablecloths, tote bags, etc.  Oil cloth is waterproof, easy to clean, and now comes great patterns. Heather, of Heatherly Loves, used an old dog coat as a pattern to cut out pieces from some… Continue Reading

DIY: Easy Cooler Coat

Is it toasty where you are?  Some dogs are especially sensitive to heat and others, like my Saffron, often look for shady places on our summer walks.  Your dog doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. Here’s a great project (from Finland, nifty!) for a DIY version of the cooler coats like the Swamp Cooler, the Keep… Continue Reading

Dog Walking Jacket

Let’s Go Design has a jacket just for walking your dog called the K-Rosco. Cool idea! It’s a 4 in 1 jacket that works for all seasons: Full jacket with removable fleece liner Water proof shell with adjustable hood that folds into collar Vest Fleece jacket I like that it has: lots of pockets, including… Continue Reading

DIY: Custom Fit Dog Jacket


I found a great little tutorial on making a custom fit dog jacket over at This is mainly a tutorial on making & customizing the pattern, not actually sewing the jacket.  You’ll need some knowledge about sewing, especially if you line the jacket.  But, this is doable so don’t be intimidated. Your jacket doesn’t… Continue Reading