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I made boxer shorts!

I finished the first project I attempted out of Sew Everything Workshop, the Foxy Boxer shorts! Here's me in my new underwear. Couture lingerie, ooh la la.


A while ago I thrifted a whole lot of this coarse woven fabric, white with tiny blue boxes. I'm not sure what it is, but it's a little rough and a little ravelly. I thought it would be a good fit for this project.


I made a lot of mistakes. I must have done something backwards, because one half of the shorts is made with the inside of the fabric out, and the fly placket ended up on the wrong side. I also put the elastic in wrong, because I sewed the placket all the way up into where the casing should be, so I couldn't connect the elastic's two ends, they're just sewed to the fabric, which probably isn't all that secure. But my stitches are neat, especially on the placket, and I lined the pattern pieces up pretty well, which is good since I made these for practice rather than because I wanted to wear them. Good thing, too, since I probably should have picked a thinner elastic so it would stretch a little easier, and the coarseness of the fabric isn't the most comfortable against the skin.

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My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

My productions:

Upcoming Productions:



MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3


at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

presented by The Chameleon's Dish

Vivat Regina
by Phoebe Roberts

at 2PM

and

Base Instruments
by Phoebe Roberts

at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
at 274 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

Other Achievements:

"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

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