Tuesday, December 25, 2007

BWOF Project of the Month: December, or, How you'll find me on any given Saturday morning

Since I don't work with Cidell, I had to make my own kimono pajamas. That's okay, I wanted the pants instead of the shorts anyway.




Jacket: 12-2007-125, Pants: 12-2007-127




Fabric

Fashion fabric: embroidered linen(?) - It was included in a mystery bundle from Fabric Mart. I had no idea what to do with it, until I saw these PJs.

Contrast bands: cotton/linen leftover from another project


Construction/alterations

Beware, there are lot of contrast bands to keep track of. I stuck post-it notes on all of them to keep track of the different lengths.


The top is closed on the inside by two small ties.


The elastic doesn't go all the way around the waist - the ends of the elastic are sewn down into the dart seams in the front. I really like this look.


Conclusion

Fun, easy to wear pajamas! I imagine I'll sleep in the pants and a t-shirt, then put on the kimono jacket once I wake up and I'm starting my day with a cup of coffee and some web-surfing.

20 comments:

Faye Lewis said...

Girl, I love these PJ's, I saw Cidels and now yours I have got to have a pair. My sewing buddy has given me a challenge of sewing my first Burda. I've got to get my first copy first so I think I'll get the December copy and make these PJ's. Yours are super nice!

Cidell said...

Those, are very classy. It's nice to see them in a *pretty* fabric. LOVE your photo!

Carolyn (cmarie12) said...

Yours actually look like you could put them on and run errands in...love the picture of you holding the duster! Cute, very cute!

toya said...

too cute, looks so comfy

Sharon said...

These are soooo cute!

stacysews said...

Absolutely adorable! They looks so comfy and stylish.

Berry said...

Wearing PJ's with heels that's class ;o)
I love them. They look so comfy I can picture me spending the day wearing them, not going out... Dream...

C. Dishmey said...

You look too cute in that pic! I love your jammies. :-)

Lashell said...

Great pajamas

Lesalicious said...

Hi came across your blog. I so love the pj's cute. great work:)

Melissa said...

Adorable - those look so comfy & cozy!

Isabelle said...

Great pyjamas, and the picture of you mimicking the Burda girl cracked me up!
Hope you had a great Christmas, Christina. Enjoy the holidays!

Lisette M said...

Love the pose, love the pjs!

Sigrid said...

CUTE pj's, love your picture too (and even your shoes match your pj's! )

Teddylyn said...

These are really cute--you did a fabulous job! I think I may venture into this pattern now too.

Thanks for the inspiration!

Lyn

Vicki said...

Nice jammies. I especially like the "slippers"!

yaiAnn said...

I so wish I worked with Cidell too! This is definitely on my sewing list.

Nancy K said...

Love these pjs. They look so comfy.

Tany said...

Oh, I love these! They look great on you! Well done!

Unfurled said...

They remind me of that Oliver & S pattern for Kimono pajamas! A+dorable