March Newsletter

Labrador chilling on the beach


News from Leo Charley and Me HQ

Welcome to our March Newsletter!

We’ve just had a wonderful break in a reactive dog friendly cottage in Norfolk over the last week and although I’ve had time away from the sewing machine I’ve still been busy with the website and writing a new blog.

Leo and Charley have had a wonderful time playing in the sea! It’s really good to get away to the coast at this time of year because it’s so quiet. It has been absolutely perfect for Leo with few people and dogs about so he’s been able to have fun on a deserted beach and we’ve been able to relax knowing that no off lead dog will come over to hassle him. Bliss!

This newsletter is focused on weddings and things to consider if you want to include your dog in your special day.

 Wedding Day collar lead and bow tie for a dog who was being Best Man


Having your Dog at Your Wedding

Just before Christmas I was asked to make this wedding set for a special dog who was to be Best Dog and ring bearer at his owners wedding. It was made from green tweed to match the groom’s suit and he looked very smart indeed.

Catering for dogs at weddings is becoming a very popular trend so I’ve written a blog to give some food for thought if you are thinking of having your dog join in with your special day.

We love making bespoke accessories so if you need something unique just drop me a message and I will do my best to make you something wonderful!

You can read my blog by clicking the link below.

10 Top Tips For Having Your Dog At Your Wedding 

 Fondant cake wedding toppers including the dog

Two small businesses that can provide extra special finishing touches to your wedding.

Check out Totally Toppers for the cutest cake toppers that you will ever see for your wedding cake. They can even model your dog in fondant.

Or browse the fabulous accessories made by Hand on Heart Jewellery who can put paw prints of cuff links, and necklaces, so even if it isn’t possible to have your dog at the ceremony on the day you can still have a part of them with you.

Totally Toppers


Paw print cufflinks for weddings


Hand on Heart Jewellery 


Sneaky look behind the scenes.

The Coronation is just around the corner in May so I have been beavering away making these collections ready for the special day.

Here is a sneaky preview of the accessories I will be taking to the Chase Handmade Fair on April 2nd at the Lea Hall Miners Club in Rugeley. Many have already been sent to dog boutiques around the UK but they are available now on my website. Shop early to avoid disappointment.


 Coronation dog bandanas and bow modelled on a dog mannequin

Shop Coronation Collection


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Full collection of dog collars, leads, bandanas, bows and flowers

Use code: Spring10 at checkout, or click the link below to automatically apply the discount to your order.

Offer valid Mar 29, 2023 - May 1, 2023


We will be back in April with more news.

Bye for now

Leo Charley and Kim


Leo Charley & Me