Oh, say, can you tell how much fun we had looking through your #PatrioticPets submissions on Instagram? Thanks to all the Instagrammers who participated by posting photos of their adorably decked-out pets in anticipation of Labor Day. Click through to see which red, white, and blue critters we couldn't get enough of -- and be sure to follow @MarthaStewart on Instagram for your own chance to be featured!
The detective and his trusty hound follow the scent to the next crime scene. Their matching plaid capes (modeled after the attire of Sherlock Holmes) are sewn from inexpensive suiting fabric with a simple pattern. Earflaps made from cloth and bias tape transform a pair of black baseball caps into a deerstalker hat.