Monday, 10 October 2011

Phoebe's "Colla-flower"

This morning I have been mostly messing about with some scraps of fabric, and I've made another cute little flower to attach to Phoebe's collar -

Simple to make and all sewn by hand - I've used a scrap of fabric taken from a little girl's summer dress for the petals (car boot 50p find).  The centre of the flower is a self-cover button in the same fabric.  The flower is backed with a circle of wool felt stitched securely, and then a little piece of velcro has been added so that it will wrap around Phoebe's collar and hold firmly in place.

It looks really pretty, and I only wish my "model" would stay still and pose for a photo.  No hope! 

I have managed to catch her sleeping though.  It's such a simple way to give a boring (pink - of course!) collar a bit of bling!

Not that Phoebe gives a hoot about her flower, but she certainly has no idea it's there and it doesn't bother her in the slightest.  When we were out yesterday she was wearing one on her collar, and several people stopped me and asked me where I got it from.

Somehow I can see me making more of these!  Expect to see "Colla-flowers" in my folksy Cajame shop soon - an essential accessory for the WAGgy tail about town!


  1. What a cute little dog! Love the last photo :)

  2. Adorable! I love the last photo. Phoebe looks like a giant rabbit.

    Those would be cute stuck on hair bands too.

  3. ohh I love that! :D (catching up on my blogs, bit slow on the uptake, lol)

    I'm thinking they'd make great corsages for reluctantly dogless, flat-dwelling humans too :)


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