I started thinking about something I could design and sew fast without too much hassle. Dog Bone!! Out of denim scraps!
Using some wrapping paper I created a pattern. I used a dog biscuit for a guide, only making it bigger.
The full length of the bone is 10 inches. It is 5 inches across the center. I used a can to make the round ends.
Use some heavy duty fabric for the bone. In my case, I used some brown denim fabric from my stash and traced the pattern on it.
Cut the pattern from the fabric creating a 1/2 inch seam allowance.
Remember to leave an opening along the straight part of the bone so it can be turned right side out. Make sure its on the straight part; it'll be easier to stitch close.
The the stitching was complete I snipped around the curves so the bone would hold its shape when being turned inside out.
The pillow opening was then stitched closed with hidden blanket stitches. Why hidden? Just in case Miss Sweet Boxer Puppy decided to take out the stitches.
Post by Eileen Patterson of GoofingOff Sewing Supplies.