Every once in a while a fabric pops up in my inbox that causes me to abandon all other project plans and make something completely unexpected. This banana print was that fabric. I snatched it up from Blackbird Fabrics to make the ultimate summer PJ’s!
For the PJ shorts, I used the Carolyn Pajama shorts pattern, which I have made before in flannel. I love this pattern because it has all the nice details of classic PJs, while still being quick to sew up. It especially nice in a lightweight cotton like this banana fabric.
For the PJ top, I used my beloved True Bias Ogden Cami! I didn’t have quite enough fabric to make the facings, so I cut several small strips of bias tape and sewed them together to get enough to finish the edges! I did exposed bias tape that continues from the armhole up and over the shoulder to complete the straps.
I have been wearing this PJ’s a lot this past summer, they are perfect for those warm nights. I also have a full set of Carolyn Pajamas for the winter, so I’m all set!
Also, I hope you appreciate the reference to this show:
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