Thursday, January 8, 2015

Quaint Flannel Pajamas in Two Plaids

One of my favorite projects - private clothes that don't need to match anything else!  I needed pajamas because one of my pairs was literally falling apart (I wear my pajamas more than I will admit to), and I also needed to squeeze my stash into a smaller space, so I decided to make do with the flannel already in my stash.  Hence, I didn't have enough yardage for top and bottom to be the same.

However, I do like how these two plaids go together, and I am especially fond of the discreet lace trim on the collar and pockets and the mismatched milky-turquoise buttons (what is that color?  I adore that soft blue-turquoise color and it seems retro, like that jadeite green).


I used vintage 1960s Simplicity 4006 again.  I can still, surprisingly, wear these pajamas over my baby belly.


8 comments:

  1. Whenever you reference the baby, I have a moment of confusion. Example, "baby belly"---I was all like, She doesn't still have a baby belly! I've seen her and she was perfectly slender!

    And then I remember and get excited.

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  2. Hi, in the UK we call the colour you describe 'duck egg'. Lovely pyjamas.

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  3. Great use of resources! I haven't had matching pj's for years.

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  4. I love the phrase 'private clothes'... it really sums the chilled relaxedness of a nice pair of PJs. Jx

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  5. I love flannel PJ's...and flannel sheets. This time of year I'm glad for anything flannel!

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  6. wonderful pj's.. Love that lace on the collars.And flannel is the best..
    Also, wonderful that you got to use fabric from you stash.
    Prayers for you and baby..

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  7. Flannellette is so cosy. But I am one of those people who warm up as they sleep, and I would roast in this fabric :( But I look longingly at it anyway - so soft, so fuzzy, so ... kitteny!

    As for the colour of the buttons, it is hard to tell from the pictures - azure? aqua? Colours are such a source of beauty, aren't they? Or I am easily amused, maybe :)

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  8. Love your pajamas. I almost always wear a nightdress but perhaps it is time for a change!

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