Turn a Dog Sweater Into a Cute Costume in Under 2 Minutes

updated May 3, 2019
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To accentuate our puppy model Cash’s best features, we created a costume that’s all eyes and tongue. Taking cues from Picasso and Dali, a mish-mash of googly eyes and lip stickers form a Surrealist-style dog sweater. If you have some hot glue on hand, you can whip up this ensemble just minutes before the Halloween parade.

(Image credit: Christopher Broe)

What You’ll Need:

If you want to match, you’ll also need:


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1. Warm up your hot glue gun and start adhering googly eyes and patches all over the hoodie. Let dry. Make sure all of the pieces are attached securely and supervise your pup to make sure she doesn’t accidentally swallow any small pieces.

(Image credit: Christopher Broe)

2. To decorate a matching jean jacket, attach pins and hand-stitch patches into place.

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Pair With:

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Many thanks to Spoonflower for the blue sky backdrop, which is available as wallpaper, gift wrap & fabric from Koalalady’s shop.