Getting Into A Stranger’s Boxers

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Have you ever wanted to get into a stranger’s boxers? I have and I did (shhh, don’t tell my husband). And here are the photos to prove it!

If you’d like to get into a man’s boxers an important thing to remember is – bigger really is better!

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These brand new boxer shorts had a 44 inch waist and were free to me, I volunteer at the Humane Society thrift store and we don’t sell underwear. So I was able to scoop these up at no charge!

I measured and cut the waist to fit me, shifted the fly front to the side and added a pocket in the fly opening, using the pocket pattern from a dress I just made.

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Then I hauled out all my blue and white scrap fabrics and trims and auditioned them to see which ones I liked the best with the boxers blue and white plaid print.

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I layered several of the scrap fabrics and trims together and then sewed it to the bottom of the skirt. Done! I think this skirt turned out cute. What do you think?



  1. […] It was hard for me to pick just 3 favorite refashions from 2014. But since some of my favorite refashions were crafts or accessories, I decided to do a separate post yesterday on my 3 favorite non-garment projects. This post chronicles my 3 favorite garment refashions and they are: The “3 Shirts to Dress Refashion“, the “Craftsy Project Upcycle Reversible Wrap Skirt”, and the “Men’s Boxers to Women’s Skirt Refashion“. […]


  2. Looking Good! Great G , ‘Getting into a Strangers Boxers’. I see the little buttons on the side. Nice Repurpose of those strangers boxers!


    • Ooooh, I’m just about speechless! I’m such a major fan of your blog, I can’t believe you’ve commented on my boxer skirt post! I’m star struck and just so thrilled, I LOVE your blog and your refashions. Thank you so much for your sweet comment – it means a lot to me!


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