Let me back up. I love LILBLUEBOO. Love. Love. Love. I love her creativity. Her energy. Her spirit. Yes, I realize there are a lot of short sentences. My blog. Back to the story. Love LILBLUEBOO. Not too long ago she made this really cool belt. Thanks to my waist line, I have not worn a belt since 2002. So, instead of a belt, I made a dog collar.
Are you still with me? Have you ever done a project where everything went wrong? Everything? This was my project. It took me two days, two weeks a part, to finish. Today I finished. I am not going to write about "how to do this" project. You can read about it here on LILBLUEBOO's blog. Nobody gives directions like she does.
I used Dingo brand bones packaging for Daisy's (beagle) collar. Yes, this is mean. Her nose can still smell the bones from the plastic. She went nuts the entire time I was making this collar. Stuff you need:
You don't need the Heat-n-Bond (or I don't think you do. Crap, maybe I was suppose to use the Heat-n-Bond? Can't remember.)
This is my story.
1. I bought nylon belt webbing instead of cotton. Not sure it made a difference but I went back to the store and bought cotton.
2. I ran out of bobbin thread right in the middle of critical seams, causing mass looped mess.
3. Three needles broke. I hate re-threading needles.
4. Came millimeters away from running out of spool thread. I prayed. It worked.
5. When Lilblueboo says that the plastic bags will shrink. They do. Like a lot.
6. When Lilblueboo says that you can have your iron too hot. You can. It makes a holy mess. Literarily.
7. When Lilblueboo says that plastic likes to roll. It does.
8. If someone can attach a clasp backwards, I can.
OK, enough of my whining. The collar turned out really cute! Yes, I would do this again!