pillowcase pjs

July 25th, 2011

My kids wore their winter pajamas most of the chilly spring, but then it got hot all of a sudden (then disgustingly hot) so I had to whip up some summer pajamas super fast.

pink pillowcase pants

So I made one from a pink stripey pillowcase…

yellow pillowcase pants

and one from a yellow stripey pillowcase. There is a stripey green one in a thrift store somewhere waiting for me, I know it. So no trifecta of cuteness.  But the baby did get some little man pjs from an old sheet.

little man pajama pants

For a while there my children were barely clothed during the day, much less at night, so the pajamas were forgotten. But now that the heat has stopped being so punishing (at least for the moment) the pillowcase pjs are back in rotation.  Speaking of summer, Mary Frances has a lovely post about midsummer, go see…

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32 Responses to pillowcase pjs

  1. […] even sewed a little today.  I was “inspired” by this post to make some pj’s for Chase because she sleeps in pants even in the dead of summer and […]

  2. Geevz says:

    I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read this post because I just bought the identical pink stripe sheet at Goodwill. I bought have the coordinating pink and orange striped one too. And they were purchased for sewing fabric too. Crazy world we live in. If I find a green stripe, I’ll mail it to you :)

  3. Rika says:

    Is there an easy way to make these? We just moved to the tropics (northern australia) and would love to make each of my girls a pair.