Tommy Boxers: Part 1

Today we’re starting the walkthrough of making Tommy Boxers. First thing I did was buy the pattern. I bought mine from Sew, Mama, Sew, one of my favorite sewing sites. They have a great blog with lots of fun projects and a wonderful selection of fabrics. The pattern is downloadable right after you pay. Instant…

Tommy Boxers

Here’s the next project I’ll be working on. The Tommy Boxer shorts by Sis Boom/Jennifer Paganelli. I’m making them for Frank, but will probably also make a pair for me just for kicks. I haven’t been able to find decent men’s boxers in prints I like for a reasonable price. We bought some for Frank…

Eraser Dudes

My brother came to visit over Thanksgiving. When I had to make a run out to JoAnn’s he asked me to bring him back something to do. So I brought him some Sculpey Amazing Eraser Clay. We made erasers together. The ones in the picture above are his. It was fun, although as erasers go,…

Giveaway Day 2010

So apparently Monday was Giveaway Day on Sew, Mama, Sew, one of my favorite stores and blogs. Giveaway Day is where blogs all over give something away to a random reader who comments on the blog, likes them on Facebook, or does anything else that the blogger requests. The blogs which are giving items away…

Wire-wrapping an LED

Something happened to the original version of this post so I’m reposting. Sorry if you’re seeing it twice. Previously I showed how to make an LED dog collar in which I used LEDs that I had wire wrapped. Here I will show the steps for making a wire wrapped LED that you could then use…

First Silhouette Project

For my first Silhouette project, I picked two of the designs that came with the machine. One was a pillow box and the other was this leaf shape. I dropped the leaf shape in the middle of the box and said cut! I cut a rectangle of green to put behind the leaf to highlight…