HOW TO MAKE A TOWEL DOG

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video.

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These cuddly and cute DIY Towel Dogs are so simple and fun for kids to make with one small wash towel and require no sewing! 

Are your kids asking for a puppy dog, but you don’t want the hassle or mess of taking care of a pet? Let them make them own adorable puppy towel dog!

This cute dog craft for kids requires no maintenance, but is still cuddly and cute!

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video.

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video.

Do you need sewing skills to make these towel dogs?

Absolutely not! Which is why we are smitten with them because they really are a cute and fun craft for younger kids who don’t know quite yet how to sew. They are also a fun introduction to make your own first stuffed animal! 

Kids love and get attached to soft loveys and so we have a feeling they will love making these adorable towel dogs to hug and carry around.

Just keep in mind that since all parts are glued on, they are not for kids under age of 3 for potential choking hazards. Make sure to supervise at all time. 

You can always opt to sew on the felt parts and use sewn on eyes for security if you are concerned of kids ripping the glued parts off. 

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video.

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video kids craft

How many towels do you need to make one towel dog?

The great news is that you only need one small wash cloth! We were inspired by this tutorial to make a towel dog but it required a larger 15″ x 30″ towel.

We modified the design to fit a standard small square wash towel more commonly found in stores. And also created some cute versions like a grey and brown puppy dog! 

These towel dogs make adorable gifts for friends! 

We think the small size is adorable for gifting and holding in a pocket or to take on the go! With Valentine’s Day coming up, how cute would it be to attach a tag that says “I Woof You?” 

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video kids craft

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video kids craft

HOW TO MAKE A TOWEL DOG – MATERIALS: 

Square 12 inch wash cloth or towel in white, brown or gray
Rubber bands
Googly eyes
Felt scraps in brown, black and red
Hot glue gun

How to make a towel dog. Easy tutorial and video kids craft

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Roll the towel inward from each end until they meet in the middle 

Step 2. Fold in half and tie the a third off the bottom with a rubber band. 

Step 3. To make the snout or nose, gather a bunch from the part that is not tied down and make a snout, close off with a rubber band. Watch the video for this part, it’s helpful. 

Step 4. Hot glue your eyes. 

Step 5. Cut ears out of felt scraps and hot glue. Cut a small black heart for nose and hot glue. Last, make a tear shape out of red felt and hot glue as tongue. 

Yield: Towel Dog

HOW TO MAKE A TOWEL DOG

HOW TO MAKE A TOWEL DOG
These cuddly and cute DIY Towel Dogs are so simple and fun for kids to make with one small wash towel and require no sewing! 

Materials

  • Square 12 inch wash cloth or towel in white, brown or gray
  • Rubber bands
  • Googly eyes
  • Felt scraps in brown, black and red
  • Hot glue gun

Instructions

Step 1: Roll the towel inward from each end until they meet in the middle 

Step 2. Fold in half and tie the a third off the bottom with a rubber band. 

Step 3. To make the snout or nose, gather a bunch from the part that is not tied down and make a snout, close off with a rubber band. Watch the video for this part, it's helpful. 

Step 4. Hot glue your eyes. 

Step 5. Cut ears out of felt scraps and hot glue. Cut a small black heart for nose and hot glue. Last, make a tear shape out of red felt and hot glue as tongue. 

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