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How To DIY A Personalized Dog Bandanna

We all know dogs are a human’s best friend, so why not make them something they’ll love? DIY a personalized dog bandanna and have your pet looking his or her summertime best!

In this easy sewing tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a dog bandanna with our VELCRO® Brand Sleek & Thin™ Fasteners

Great for small or large canines or even cats, these dog bandannas can be personalized with a die-cut machine. Match your best friend or let them have their original style. This DIY dog bandanna is perfect for any pet.

How To Make A Dog Bandanna

What You’ll Need:

Personalized Dog Bandanna materials

Size Chart

rectangle 11 in x 2.5 in 19 in x 2.5 in 22 in x 2.5 in 26 in x 2.5 in
square 6 in x 6 in 9 in x 9 in 11 in x 11 in 13 in x 13 in


  1. To start, cut your fabric according to the size guide provided above.
    Personalized Dog Bandanna step 1
  2. Fold the rectangle in half width-wise right sides facing and then pin. Sew a straight stitch with a ½” inseam edge to edge. Turn out the rectangle and fold in edges, then press.
    Personalized Dog Bandanna step 2 and 3
  3. Fold the square in half diagonally, right sides facing. Next, sew around the raw edges with a ½” inseam, leaving a small gap to turn out.
  4. Turn out the bandanna, press, and sew up the gap.
    Personalized Dog Bandanna step 4 Personalized Dog Bandanna step 4 b
  5. Overlap the triangle’s long edge with the rectangle piece. Pin or clip in place. Sew a straight stitch to attach the two parts.
    Personalized Dog Bandanna step 5b Personalized Dog Bandanna step 5
  6. Attach a 2” piece of VELCRO® Brand Sleek & Thin™ Fastener to one edge of the rectangle. Sew the fastener’s corresponding piece to the opposite side and edge of the rectangle.
    Personalized Dog Bandanna step 6b Personalized Dog Bandanna step 6
  7. OPTIONAL add your dog’s name to the front of the bandanna, using a die cutting machine and iron-on vinyl.

Personalized Dog Bandanna step 7

And that’s it! Your pet and their DIY dog bandanna will look spiffy in no time!

Try this craft tutorial for yourself and pick up a pack of VELCRO® Brand Sleek & Thin™ Fasteners. And for other easy projects, stay on our blog!

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