Our dog Kaiah is a rotti mix and is used to wearing dog coats which this costume evolved from.  Basic black dog cot with hood easy to find a free pattern on internet i used about 1/2 yard  she is 70lbs.  Ears are 2 triangles sew leaving bottom open  and stuffed  paint pink first (i didnt) hand stitch to to of hood. The casing of hood i used elastic and tie ends together to form a strap under dogs chin.

Step 1:

Saddle 3 peices of scrap faux leather. Trace seat shape 2 peices sew together , back of seat 2 small peices with thick interfacing in the center sew attatch seat peices,add 1 peice for strap goes around dog and velcroes to bottom of saddle . Add a horse blanket any small scrap hemed.Sew with fishing line to dog coat a few stitches allowing ssrtap to be attatched
Are you sure its not too heavy? :) cute though
Looks heavy but very lightweight pole is form and lighter than wrapping paper roll and doll I made lightly stuffed . Kaiah is 70lbs and doesn't mind dressing up at all . She goes over to anyone when the pick up the outfit

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