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Feel free to use the ideas presented for personal use or resale. If providing a link to the instructions please include proper source acknowledgement. Please do not distribute copies in any form, in compliance with copyright law.

All paracord projects shown are made with paracord that has had the inner strings removed. 

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Collar Refill Sets
Paracord Webbing Combination Collar Strap Ideas 
 
Transparent polyester thread has been used to construct the items. Nylon thread is not recommended as it can yellow and become brittle over time. Zig-zag stitching was used to join the rows of paracord, side by side. Coordinating or contrasting thread would also be attractive.  
Collar Strap Size Chart 
TOP 1/2" lightweight raspberry and olive webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 1/2" lightweight light pink webbing and sneaky pink camo paracord.     
MIDDLE 1" lightweight lavender webbing topped with fuschia, candy snake and purple paracord. 
BOTTOM 1/2" lightweight raspberry and white webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 3/8 lightweight purple webbing and aloha paracord.  

TOP 1" lightweight yellow webbing topped with 5/8 neon green lightweight webbing and virus paracord.  
 
MIDDLE 1/2" lightweight yellow and purple webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 3/8 lightweight red webbing and phoenix sunrise paracord.  
BOTTOM 1/2" lightweight light blue and neon green webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 3/4 lightweight orange webbing.

 

TOP 3/4" lightweight raspberry and purple webbing joined in center to make 1.5" wide strap, topped with 3/4 lightweight lavender webbing, fuschia, purple and candy snake paracord.  

MIDDLE 3/4" lightweight royal blue and kelly green webbing joined in center to make 1.5" wide strap, topped with 3/8 lightweight neon green webbing, peacock, dragonfly and neon turquoise paracord.  
BOTTOM 3/4" lightweight neon green and yellow webbing joined in center to make 1.5" wide strap, topped with 3/4 lightweight red webbing, strawberry fields, kelly green and vietnam vet paracord.  

 

TOP 3/4" lightweight chocolate and olive webbing joined in center to make 1.5" wide strap, topped with solar orange, woodland camo, khaki, walnut and tri camo paracord.  

 
MIDDLE 3/4" lightweight yellow and orange webbing joined in center to make 1.5" wide strap, topped with 3/8 lightweight white webbing, explode, solar orange and goldenrod paracord.  
BOTTOM 1.5" lightweight black webbing topped with 3/4 lightweight chocolate webbing and smores paracord.  

TOP 1" lightweight white webbing topped with black widow and silver diamonds paracord.  
 
MIDDLE 1/2" lightweight red and grey webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 3/4 lightweight black webbing. 
MIDDLE 1" lightweight black webbing topped with silver grey, urban camo and silver diamonds paracord.
BOTTOM 1/2" lightweight red and white webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 1/2 lightweight black webbing and black widow paracord.

 

LEFT 5/8" lightweight black and orange webbing joined in center to make 1.25" wide strap, topped with 3/8 white lightweight webbing, orange you happy, harley, and orangesicle paracord.  

 
MIDDLE 3/4" lightweight grey and light blue webbing joined in center to make 1.5" wide strap, topped with 3/8 lightweight black webbing, solar orange, survival camo, colonial blue, blue snake and silver grey paracord.  
RIGHT 2" lightweight black webbing topped with neon green, dragonfly, neon yellow, neon orange, mardi gras, neon purple, neon truquoise, neon cotton candy and neon pink paracord.  

TOP 1/2" lightweight light blue and orange webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 1/2 lightweight olive webbing and survival camo.
 
MIDDLE 1" lightweight black webbing topped with 3/8 lightweight chocolate webbing, tri camo and smores paracord.  
BOTTOM 1/2" lightweight chocolate and olive webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 3/8 lightweight orange webbing and woodland camo paracord.
  A Few More Collar Strap Suggestions 
1/2" navy and raspberry webbing joined in center to make 1" wide strap, topped with 3/8 light blue lightweight webbing, blue snake and love spell paracord.   
1" light weight lavender webbing topped with 3/8 lightweight light pink webbing and aloha paracord.    

TOP 5 colors paracord stitched onto 1" webbing, virus, international orange, starburst, fuschia, phoenix sunrise. 
BOTTOM 3/4 lightweight neon green webbing topped with think pink, neon green and waddamellon paracord.

 

Any two strips paracord stitched side by side, perfect for cat collars, mini collars and leashes, phoenix sunrise paracord shown. 

 
2" lightweight black webbing topped with fabric  Collar Strap with fabric or trim added to the lightweight webbing will add enough thickness for the hardware to hold adjustment. Here is a link to the tutorial for adding fabric or trim. Add Fabric or Trim 
 
Fabric Collar Strap  Fabric Collar Strap made using lightweight cotton fabric and iron-on interfacing. Cotton Fabric Collar Strap Tutorial
 
Collar Strap Chart Collar strap length   
Suggested collar width in parenthesis coordinates with hardware size listed on this site. (example: 5/8 hardware fits 5/8 strap) Any desired style strap. See section below for suggestions. Fits Neck Sizes (approximately)
Litter ID collars 
(1/4 or 3/8 wide)
10 inches  4 to 7 inches 
Cat or Mini Dog Collar
(3/8 wide) 
16 inches  7 to 11 inches 
Extra Small
(3/8 or 1/2 wide)
18 inches 8 to 12 inches
Small
(5/8 wide)
22 inches 10 to 15 inches 
Medium
(3/4 wide)
26 inches 12 to 19 inches 
Large
(1" wide)
32 inches 15 to 24 inches 
Extra Large
(1" wide)
36 inches 17 to 29 inches 
1.5 & 2" Collar add-on Instructions    
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