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From: blackie
Date: 07-30-2007, 01:43 AM (1 of 7)
Ever since I moved my sewing studio to my mom's - and sew there often - my mother has taken up the craft more. Yesterday she finished some underwear for my son. Cute? You decide:

Boxers, Part Two
You can turn any little piece of fabric into high-quality underwear for a boy. Yes, that's a real front placket (sewn shut, though). Yes, these are five-paneled boxers with the cute butt panel.

The Timberlane Press "First Choice" boxer pattern meets the definition of a great sewing pattern - replete with well-described techniques, tips, and thorough diagrams. Even a beginning stitcher would enjoy these. They have an adult version that is my husband's favorite-ever boxer.

Boxers, Part One
Nels loves them. Natch.
see the mundane life of a housewife.
User: blackie
Member since: 03-31-2004
Total posts: 594
From: Kaitlinnegan
Date: 07-30-2007, 09:20 AM (2 of 7)
Very cute! That's great that you're inspiring you mom to sew more. One of my first few projects was boxers for DH -- maybe I should make him a couple more before he gets back from his business trip. Of course I need him to be here physically to put in the elastic.. I'm just contemplating the goofy fabrics I could make them out of. :bg: - the new home for Sew What's New
User: Kaitlinnegan
Member since: 03-20-2006
Total posts: 222
From: MartySews2
Date: 07-30-2007, 10:31 AM (3 of 7)
Cute boxers and model. Sewing is contagious as my DS recently asked for a sewing machine. She is in her early 50's and has never mentioned sewing before I sent her some embroidered (by me) T-shirts. Now, she wants to learn to sew. Up until now, only my mom and I sewed.
User: MartySews2
Member since: 05-03-2007
Total posts: 293
From: MissTaraTara
Date: 07-30-2007, 12:03 PM (4 of 7)
Those are cute little boxers! I've used that pattern and I struggled with the elastic somewhat awful. I loved the finished look though. Did you move all of your sewing stuff to your moms? Does she live close to you?
User: MissTaraTara
Member since: 01-24-2006
Total posts: 227
From: esrun3
Date: 07-30-2007, 04:59 PM (5 of 7)
very cute boxers and your little one certainly seems to enjoy them!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: lendube
Date: 07-30-2007, 06:20 PM (6 of 7)
very cute.....

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: daff55odil
Date: 08-02-2007, 02:53 AM (7 of 7)
:re: They are lovely boxers, and a lovely male model wearing them.
User: daff55odil
Member since: 05-15-2006
Total posts: 18
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