By now your costume is probably ready, but what about your best friend’s costume? Here’s a fun and easy LED spider dog costume tutorial. via instructables
As Halloween was approaching, and our local doggie daycare announced their pet Halloween costume contest I was trying to figure out what costume to make for my dog Jericho. At some point I realized that since Jericho is black, and you can’t see him at night, some sort of contest involving light would be perfect, no to mention extra safe.
Then I thought about how we have LED strips, I decided on an LED spider. The LED strips almost touch the ground so they look like moving spider legs. I have a video at the end of this instructable.
After going through the process of making this costume I realized that it would also make a great decoration. Rather than attaching it to a pet harness, just attach a string and hang it up.
In the first step I will go through all the materials needed to make the LED spider, both as a costume and as a decoration.
After that I will go through preparing the box, preparing
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