For those of you who have someone, or yourself for that matter, who likes to wear boxer shorts, these sewing patterns may be for you. At Wal-Mart, a 3-pack of Hanes men’s knit boxer shorts can start at $9. For about the same money you can buy the materials needed to make more than three pair.
Tips for Making Boxer Shorts
If you have T-shirts that are a bit worn and considering throwing them away, you may want to consider using those for practicing on making a pair of boxer shorts. In this case, you won’t be wasting any money before deciding to buy the items needed. You could use the pattern from the first pair of boxer shorts listed below to give it a whirl.
You could use the kids favorite T-shirts to make the second pair of boxer shorts listed below. The amount of fabric needed is less than the other two pair of boxer shorts. The same applies to sheets, pillow cases, flannel shirts or pajama pants.
The pajama pants can be cut to the appropriate length for boxer shorts when they become to short, the legs have become worn due to being too long, and have become to small for the original wearer and can be made for someone else.
Keep the buttons from shirts and slacks for future use when making boxer shorts. This will help you save money. The boxer shorts by Hanes has one button for closing the fly.
Free Boxer Short Patterns
Below are three free boxer short patterns. Each of the boxer short patterns are designed and made differently. The first free boxer short pattern is the basic men’s boxer. Those don’t have a snap or button to close the fly. The second pair is a unisex pair of boxers. There isn’t an opening for men in this pair and they aren’t opened legged like the first pair. The third pair of boxer shorts is an actual pair of shorts.
How to Make Boxers from Old Pillowcases
This is a tutorial on making the boxer shorts from old pillow cases. To make the pattern for boxer shorts, providing you don’t have a worn out pair laying around, you will need to click on the link on the website above to learn how to make a pattern.
How to Make Boxer
This how to for making boxer shorts is different from the how to listed above. There is a pattern broken down into two sections for men and women. How the boxer shorts are made is also different.
Sewing Pattern: Unisex Boxer Short
This is a pattern more for boxer shorts than boxers to be worn as underwear. There is a twelve page pattern available to print. The pieces of the boxer short pattern is in actual size. You won’t have to enlarge the pattern pieces to use them.