Sewing on my mind

I think I have made amends with my sewing machine.  I’ve had a huge stack of patterns that have been calling  my name, keeping me up at night, so I finally sat down to make something. See my Stitch magazine in there too? I’ve been reading that as well, getting inspired to make pillows.  It is such a great issue. So many great people and projects are in it.

First on the list of sewing projects were some pajamas. Pretty ones. It’s been on my list to start wearing pretty PJs for a while now. Usually I wear an old tshirt and boxers :). I was actually inspired by these pretty ones.  I made mine from an old vintage sheet I had. I think I will make more since I do have a pretty large collection of vintage sheets.  I used simplicity pattern # 9505, but I could have probably used & modified 3835 or 4177 (which I already had), but those $1.99 pattern sales at JoAnn’s get me every time. Plus, the bottoms turned out perfect.

You can see the winners to my last giveaway here!

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9 Responses to Sewing on my mind

  1. these are fab love the vintage material!!! xx

  2. jacqueline says:

    Oh my this pajamas look wonderful and so comfy! You have such an inspring blog and im so happy i found you! Have a lovely merry happy day and love to you!

  3. Teresa says:

    I love those pink pajamas – they are so sweet!

  4. Cynthia says:

    Really cute pjs! My daughter would love some I bet.

  5. I just clicked over and saw that I won something in your spring giveaway….do you need me to send you my mailing address? Not sure how this works. Thanks so much and I am excited to see what’s coming in the mail. 🙂 Barb

  6. tammy says:

    just popped over from kelly rae’s class. those are super cute jammies. I might have to go find that pattern.

  7. Miriam says:

    Hello! Just stopping by from Kelly Rae’s Flying Lessons class. Looking forward to getting started!

    take care,

    Miriam xoxo
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  8. Vicki says:

    I have pajama pants made from that sheet 🙂

  9. Isabelle says:

    I had to smile about your ‘pretty’ pyjamas. Many years ago now, I asked my mum why she didn’t wear pretty nighties. Those she wore were more suited to my grandma!

    She gave me a ‘sideways’ look – ‘too encouraging’ she said – and she actually sniffed.

    Mum could be so unintentionally funny and I miss that.

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