Uni Watch DIY Project: The Annual Super Bowl Edition

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Uni Watch DIY Project: Pillow Talk

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a DIY project from Thomas Fiers, who’s come up with something unusual: uni-themed pillows. Enjoy. — PL]

By Thomas Fiers

I’ve been a big supporter of the Japanese soccer team Shimizu S-Pulse for 10 years now, and I decided to celebrate that anniversary by creating a series of decorative . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: Pillow Talk

Uni Watch DIY Project: Hybrid Jerseys

[Editor’s Note: Our great anonymous DIYer — the same guy who did the team-themed neckties, the Penguins scarf, the NHL puck bags, and more — is back with his greatest project yet. Enjoy. — PL]

By Anonymous

I’m a hockey fan but I think baseball has the best jerseys — especially the vintage wool ones. Plus I can’t make a vintage-style knitted sweater myself. So I decided to make a hockey jersey from materials more similar to what would be used for a wool flannel baseball jersey.

Then I then came up with a fictional framework to explain the existence of the jersey: In the 1940s or ’50s, an obscure minor league team called the Fin Whales needed jerseys that were more durable than the standard sweaters. So they approached a local baseball uniform manufacturer, who complied with their request for a durable jersey with custom features to give the team every advantage [for all of today’s photos, you can click to enlarge]: (Continue reading)

We Interrupt This Blog for a Cookie Break

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One of the happiest days of December here at Uni Watch HQ is the annual arrival of a package from longtime reader/baker Elena Elms, who always sends me an assortment of uni-themed holiday cookies. This year, as you can see above, she chose to honor Derek . . . → Read More: We Interrupt This Blog for a Cookie Break