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skarinja
« on: January 05, 2009 09:52:32 PM »

Boring boxers --> FUN BOXERS! I'm a girl so I wear these to sleeeep.









I made these jellyfish boxers from an old pair of boxers, some buttons from a garage sale 80s gold shirt, beautiful pink plaid wool and a bunch of random ribbons and pieces of lace. They are not just inspired but totally copied from http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=10675626, Aorta's etsy store. I give all credit to him/her for his/her sick jelly fish.

I love wearing these around my dorm because everyone laughs as my jelly fish tentacles swish around and move a lot.










My favorite vegetable is the one and only artichoke and since it is rare nowadays to find a fellow lover of artichokes or even someone who knows what they are or how to eat them, I decided to commemorate the divine artichoke on my boxers. I cut out all the leaves and arranged them in a sandwich of water soluble fabric with pins. I then pinned it onto the boxers, sewed all over it with different shades of green, threw them in the sink to dissolve the plasticness and waahhlaa-new and improved boxers.
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2009 10:19:20 PM »

OMG. I LOVE those!! They are beautiful and I love the stitching. I would totally wear those. I'm wisting them!
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 10:30:43 PM »

Those are awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009 01:57:15 AM »

Love your freestyle work on the artichoke boxers!
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009 06:11:51 AM »

Good Morning.  I am so not a sewer (except hand hemming and replacing buttons) but I loved your comments about artichokes.  I am also a lover of artichokes and can eat them anytime, anyplace.  I have also a husband and a daughter who enjoy them whenever I cook them.  In fact, I've been known to hide the leftovers from my daughter.  I have been a New Englander since birth but have said many times that I would move to CA only to be near the artichoke farms.  Nice to  know there are others out there who feel the same way I do.  Have a great day!
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009 07:23:42 AM »

Awesome appliques! I love these boxers. I really like the chaos stitch you used on the artichoke. You are an awesome artist Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009 07:43:22 AM »

Thank you guys! CMV-it is wonderful to meet other artichoke lovers. There's just something about that vegetable lol..
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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009 10:58:34 AM »

Both are way cute!! The jelly fish would be wicked on a purse!! I love your color choices & the artichoke is really neat. I've only had artichoke once and it was a soup that was delicious! (I really want to try making some artichoke soup  at home but have not gotten around to finding  a recipe Tongue) so I'm guessing that it is great anyway you cook it!
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2009 11:30:11 AM »

I <3 your artichoke boxers!!! Finally some recognition for one of the tastiest veggies ever known to human kind Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2009 12:46:37 PM »

stupid question, i know:
Are those guy-boxers?
I'm thinking about making some to wear as PJs.
They'll look HOTT at sleepovers! Tongue
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