Perfect fit

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Finding a coat/sweater that fits the short and long can be a challenging task. We do not have any dachshund dedicated retailers here in town. Even though there are some online stores, I would like to be able to try the coat on the pups before spending $50+ dollars in a non-refundable dog item!

So I decided to put my handcrafting skills to use and started making my own dog coats. After several tries I had managed to make one or two that are functional and not too bad looking. The most important thing, T&B are now ready to play in the snow and last longer in the freezing temperatures we have been experiencing lately.

 

Early design: Easy to put on/ take off

ImageFleece turtle necks:

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Full cover up: To protect their chest

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This is the newest design with home made quilted fabric. Fleece in the inside, water resistant fabric on the outside to protect from snow/water, light weighted polyester batting in the inside.

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6 Responses to “Perfect fit”

  1. Dachsies With Moxie Mama

    Love your design! Have to try that for my trio- the velcor tie on the back should be perfect- they won’t be dragging in the outdorrs with them! Have you thought of using a layer of Insulbrite for the lining- depending how cold it gets, it will help keep them a tad warmer than just batting and it is machine washable (it is the batting used for potholders, etc)

    • snowieners

      Great idea! I’ll try it next. Thanks for the tip.

    • snowieners

      I tried the Insulbrite and worked perfectly. Thanks for the recommendation!!

  2. dachshundnola

    Those are adorable!
    Nola

  3. Elizabeth Bergesen

    Very nice looking jackets! Yes, jackets are hard to find for our little short and longs ones aren’t they?

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