Lace Bow Elastic Collar

You can buy this collar or… you can make one very much like it.

This collar design could be a DIY project for your boy. Take him to the craft supplies store and let him pick the colours himself. (Of course, you must approve).

You will need:

  • an elastic (not a rubber band) which can fit around his neck snugly but not tight.
  • a fancy button, maybe something metallic or sparkly.
  • ribbon, enough to make a double bow.
  • lace, just enough to gather under the bow.
  • sewing needle and thread.

This shouldn’t be an expensive project for those budget-minding types (like myself.

If you can thread your ribbon through the button hole do so. Likely most won’t work that way. So just wrap your ribbon into a double bow, thread your needle and sew the button into place to hold the ribbon in shape.

Next, gather the lace at one end to form a half circle and sew that into place behind your ribbon and the button.

Lastly, sew the ends of your elastic together and sew the ribbon/lace/button into the ends at the same time. Basically, just pull it all together and try to keep it tidy looking. If you like, add a scrap of fabric to cover your stitches and smooth out the finished product.

Now your boy has a fancy new collar! Wear it well.

 

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Source: $15.99 BM Lace Bow Elastic Collar For Dog Cat Black Wine Red Polyester/Acrylic Dogs Dog Collars – Bopmix

Fancy Blue Collar

This is a much nicer collar than most I find. It’s elegant and stylish, in blue for boys even!

I’m going to look for collar patterns. I think I should be able to make a collar in this style out of old suit ties. They could get pretty trippy with some of those 70’s ties!

This is a fancy dog collar in forest green and gold silk. Made in a style known as a martingale collar it is the perfect greyhound dog collar since

Source: Martingale Dog Collar Greyhound Dog Collar Fancy by KnineCouture