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« on: January 17, 2008 02:10:21 AM »

After starting a couple of projects I might have been a little too ambitious for (zippers are the devil) I decided to take a step back and do something super simple. So Voila! Boxers for the bf. Horray for cheap clearance fabric!

I know, I know, half of it is upside down.  But my mom got upset and demanded to know how I got the lines straight. Hell if I know...

Close up of the applique made out of felt. (Felt is fun to sew woo!) I just got the design from my Tokidoki purse, added a little embroidery and I think he turned out quite cute.




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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2008 02:13:48 AM »

These are really cute, what a lucky boyfriend! (I love clearance fabric too, lol).
How did you do the elastic? I think elastic bands are the devil lol
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2008 02:18:41 AM »

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These are really cute, what a lucky boyfriend! (I love clearance fabrib too, lol).
How did you do the elastic? I think elastic bands are the devil lol

I just encased the elastic into the fabric at the top and wove it through. I could have made it more straight but by that time I was just anxious to finish so meh...
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2008 04:07:02 AM »

too stinkin cute!!! I LOVES the shark ones! Keep craftin!
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2008 07:50:10 AM »

They are cute!  Good job with the sewing, they look good.  It's wierd, my DH just asked me for some new boxers and he usually goes for the bleh plain fabric... I'll have to throw in a few pair like this Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2008 05:50:04 AM »

good job its ok my first big sewing job the whole back is sideways so don't fret once you make that mistake you'll never do it again so at least its out of the way Cheesy I adore the felt monkey super cute Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2008 01:14:18 PM »

I love 'em! The fabric is great and I especially like your applique. I haven't ventured into the world of applique yet but you've given me inspiration. 
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pandamae
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2008 07:47:40 PM »

do you happen to have a tutorial for these? ive been looking all over and cant find any.
i need to make my bf some boxers.
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2008 11:27:21 PM »

Ahh shark pants! I love them!

This is a good boyfriend-present, I'll have to do something like this for my darlin.
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2008 07:54:36 AM »

Aw, those are adorable!  The shark is absolutely precious, and I love the safari fabric from the monkey boxers.
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