sherbet pips jammie pants

5.07.2012



A spur of the moment type thing this weekend.  Decided I needed to cut into the lovely Sherbet Pips puppy fabric I had been hoarding (by the lovely Aneela for Moda).  I kept thinking pajamas for these prints. And maybe I'll make coordinating pajama tops for these pants someday, but I just don't think they'd wear them.  But these pants will definitely get worn, the last set I made has definitely been outgrown.  

I used the Slumber party Jammies pattern by Make It Perfect.  It was already traced and ready to go, so that made things even easier.  I changed the cuff a little so I didn't have any hemming, and used 1" elastic instead of 3/4", hopefully that'll help keep them up where they belong!  (The cuff fabric is a random polka dot from Hancock Fabrics and the other is Hello Pilgrim by Lizzy House)



I keep thinking how my kids are in a phase now where they aren't wearing much of what I make them, usually whatever I make gets worn a couple times and then they forget about them.  The soft knit shirts and pants that I've made get worn the most.  So I'm thinking I'll try to be a little more selective when making them clothes, hey, maybe I'll just end up making more clothes for me instead!  



27 comments :

  1. Adorable! And they look oh so cozy!

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  2. Oh the cuteness! Your girlies and the pants!! :)

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  3. Your girls are so cute and look sweet as ever in their new jammies!
    I think I need a pair too!

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  4. How sweet! Your girls are just adorable in those :)
    I know what you mean about them having their own ideas when it comes to choosing what they wear, I get that all the time too.

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  5. amazing!!! they look really great and like from a shop! congrats :D

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  6. Very cute, but you're a worthy clothing recipient too, don't forget it!

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  7. Those are really cute!!! And you have such happy girls :) Definitely the perfect jammy pants fabric. PJ pants are on my list of things to make for my girls. I found that they do wear the yoga skirts I made them last year pretty regularly, but I can't see them wearing anything else that wouldn't be super comfy. If my simplicity pattern doesn't work out for the pants, I'll definitely check the one out that you used.

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  8. Such cute jammies. Enjoy while they'll wear them :-) I am going to make summer PJs for my teenage daughter, just because I want to, but the odds are good that she'll turn up her nose in disdain. My 15-yo son will occasionally ask me to sew or knit him something (he likes funky hats), but I've pretty much decided all my making has to be for me. At last!!

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  9. They are lovely pjs, so cosy and your girls look so sweet in them.

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  10. So adorable! I agree-Sadie has tons of tops in her drawer that she never wears-she prefers comfy dresses. At least I know what she likes, I guess!

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  11. oh i love that fabric and it's great your girls are happy and cozy! i'm with jess - my little gal goes straight for dresses every day - peasant dresses or other loose-fitting ones. i guess it's just trying to figure out what they will wear and trying to be creative within that, eh? :)

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  12. they're darling Anna! Great photos of the girls too :)

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  13. Oh so cute & cozy too. Im a senior who donates to shelters etc.I will be making some diff. size's.

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  14. Too cute! I love pj pants. And they are a great project when I need a sewing pick me up. So fast and easy. :)

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  15. I always wonder about that... I'm learning to sew now that my little one is a toddler so she doesn't get much say in what she wears. I make it, she wears it lol. But later on I know she won't WANT to wear some of the things I make, just like I didn't want to at times. Oh well I'll just take advantage of this time.

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  16. So adorable!! Love the fabrics! And I second you sewing for yourself. I just got some new fabrics to make some clothes for myself...finally.

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    p.s. those jim-jam bottoms just look too cute! x

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  18. Your girls look adorable in their new jammies!!:) So cute, Anna!

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  19. these are very cute !~ and so are those darling models !

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  20. So cute!!! Love the fabrics you chose! I think I need some for me!

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  21. seriously anna! tell them to tone down the cuteness! ;) adorable! i love the jammies and the brown cuffs, excellent choice!

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  22. The jammies are darling. They are one of the few things I can make for all four of my kids (that they'll actually wear!)

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  23. Could your kids be any cuter?? Seriously, Anna, those are adorable. Lovely, as always!

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  24. seriously???

    these are achingly cute.

    and the photos are wonderfully done.

    your girls are precious!

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