DIY Dog Reflector Bandana


I realized recently that I haven't given any updates on our adoption of Pretty Handy Dog (aka Buddy.)
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
I'm happy to say that Buddy has been with us for a year and a half now, and he has adjusted to living with us (crazy boys and all) just fine.
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
With the weather being in the 100's here in NC, I've resorted to walking Buddy at night. Actually, I'm normally a night walker. On these nighttime excursions, I wear a reflector vest for myself, but I always worried that cars have a hard time seeing my mostly black dog. So, I thought it would be a good idea to make him his own dog safety clothing. A reflective bandana seemed like the perfect idea.
Full materials list and instructions on blog, link below.
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
It just takes a little ironing . . .
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
And a little sewing . . .
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
This is how the finishes bandana looks.
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
Are you curious how it works? Take a look at this nighttime photo! It works great. And he seems to like his new nighttime dog costume.
diy dog reflector bandana, crafts, pets animals
Buddy seems to like it. He wears it proudly on our night time walks.

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  • Hannah V
    on Aug 18, 2015

    Oh my goodness Buddy is the cutest! I need to send this to so many of my friends. Here in Brooklyn/NYC you're constantly walking your dog at all hours. Necessity!

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