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…

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…

A little more Thanksgiving

Wanted to share a couple other items I sewed for Thanksgiving. Above is a collar I made for Minnie. I used the same three fabrics you saw in the tablecloth and runner for everything, working with leftovers and scraps. Below is a skirt I made with leftover tablecloth fabric. And finally, since we already had…

Thanksgiving sewing

Since this was my first year doing Thanksgiving at my house, I went all out with the sewing. In the above picture you can see most of the stuff I made including the tablecloth, the napkins, the table runner and the bread basket liner. All the napkins and the tablecloth had lovely mitered corners and…

LED Dog Collar

I’ve been meaning to make something with LEDs for a while. I finally got around to doing it. I decided to make a dog collar. It was a good first project with LEDs because it’s fairly simple as they go, and it’s pretty cool because now I can see her in the backyard at night.…

Doggie Bed

Spent today making a dog bed for Minnie. Not going to get into the details. But essentially I covered the 5″ x 24.5″ x 39″ piece of foam with a permanent muslin covering. Then I made a cover with a zipper to go over that. The zipper cover is so that I can wash it.…