Sewing for Pets: How to Sew a Dog Leash

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If you’re a dog owner, you know that a good leash is essential for keeping your furry friend safe and under control while out on walks. But did you know that you can easily make your own dog leash with just a few simple materials? In this blog post, we’ll show you how to sew a dog leash with fabric scraps and 1 inch nylon webbing.

hand holding a dog leash

MATERIALS USED:

IN THIS VIDEO, I’LL SHOW YOU HOW TO CREATE A STYLISH AND STURDY DOG LEASH USING FABRIC SCRAPS AND 1″ NYLON WEBBING.

This is a great way to use your fabric scraps and create a custom leash that’s perfect for your furry friend.

PREFER WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS? Go to the DIY Dog Leash Blog Post >


🎯 SHORTCUTS TO SPECIFIC TOPICS:

00:00 introduction
00:03 Supplies
01:23 Determining leash length
01:32 Common dog leash sizes
02:00 Cut fabrics
02:29 Fabric to avoid on leash handle
03:45 Sew fabric pieces together

06:06 Press the fabric
07:01 How to use the bias tape maker
07:40 Why to use spray starch
09:31 Singe ends of nylon webbing
10:09 Sew fabric to nylon webbing
10:48 Create the leash handle
11:41 Sewing the clasp on the handle


By following these simple steps, you can easily make your own dog leash using fabric scraps and 1 inch nylon webbing.

This is a great way to personalize your dog’s accessories and make something that’s truly unique. Plus, it’s a fun and easy project for beginners and experienced sewers alike. So grab your materials and get ready to create a stylish and functional leash for your furry friend!


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🧵 Tara Reed

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