Over a month ago I had a person request a custom order for a dog costume which would be one of monsters from the story 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak. The idea is that her son would dress as the little boy and the dog as a monster. Cute, right?!
Well, her idea came from someone else's sewn work who no longer sells the item or pattern from what I had found at the time. So, my job was to figure out my own pattern to fashion after the original.
The whole process was a bit intimidating. I had never sewn with fur before, and without the dog as a form I had to do some research on how to sew a dog 'coat' or rather 'costume.' I am lucky, however, my Mother instructed me one how to work with fur and basic patterns and information was out on the internet to guide me.
In the end, my finished product ended up being a little different than the original, but I still think it looks magnificent! I hope the pup looks fantastic in it and most importantly that the little boy who gets to dress up with his dog has a wonderful Halloween!
*UPDATE* I no longer sew items for my shop. I'm sorry for those who were looking for a custom of this dog costume.
My name is Annissa, owner of MissNissDesigns. I am a knitter, crocheter, sewer, and all around crafty lady.