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Patriotic Dog Bow Tie

With this festive red, white, and blue bow tie, your pooch will be the star of your Fourth of July celebrations.





  1. Step 1

    From a roll of flag bunting, cut 1 strip of 2 flags. Repeat so you have two 2-flag strips.

  2. Step 2

    Fold each strip in half. Position them so that the open ends are facing each other and one is a mirror image of the other.

  3. Step 3


    Place them so that the open ends overlap 1/2 inch to 1 inch. (If your dog is on the smaller side, you can overlap a little more.) Using hot glue, attach the ends together. Let glue set.

  4. Step 4

    Pinch the middle where the two flags meet. Apply a dab of hot glue to secure the fold.

  5. Step 5


    Cut a 3-inch length of the red-and-white-striped ribbon. Place the bow tie on a dog collar, and then place the ribbon so that you can create a loop around the middle of the bow tie and the collar. Apply a dab of hot glue to 1 end of the ribbon, and secure the loop by attaching the ribbon to itself. Avoid attaching to the collar. Let glue set.

  6. Step 6

    When fitting your dog, adjust the position of the bow tie by sliding it.



Reviews (1)

  • Sharon Reese 30 Jun, 2012

    Also put girl dog bow on top of the head