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Topic: In the Jungle, the Lion Sleeps Tonight  (Read 7070 times)
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« on: July 07, 2010 02:51:01 PM »

Hello all,
I decided to make PJ's for this project because, well, sheets are perfect for pajamas.

 

They are so comfortable.  I loosely used this website to make the bottoms: http://diyfashion.about.com/od/diypants/qt/Pajama_Pants.htm

This is one of my first sewing projects and I think it went pretty well.  The pants were made from a super sweet lion print sheet I found at Goodwill, and the top was made from a pillow case. 









The pants have a ribbon drawstring and a loop in back for easy hanging up or to attach a lion tail perhaps?


I crocheted shells on the bottom of the pants and shirt with cotton yarn.  I also crocheted the straps for the top. 







It was a ton of fun and didn't take too long.  These are definitely my new favorite PJ's!  I have some left over sheet material that I plan on making a sleeping mask with : ) I had more pictures of the "making of" but I can not find my digital camera cord.  Hope you enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010 03:02:30 PM »

that is very cute and comfy looking!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2010 03:08:00 PM »

that lion sheet was an awesome find! and great job with the crocheted edging, it's really pretty.
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010 05:03:58 PM »

Fun PJ! Good Work!
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010 07:06:36 PM »

Thank you : )  The crocheting was the most fun for me,  that's what I'm really in to doing, the sewing I'm still trying to get the hang of.
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2010 07:14:18 PM »

mmm pj's!  love the little details!
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2010 07:18:47 PM »

Cute pj's! I love the crocheted edging!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2010 10:56:55 PM »

Nicely done!
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2010 08:53:51 PM »

wow! I love them! great job! Shocked
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2010 04:33:49 AM »

Love the idea! Love the name! Love your jungle! Awesome PJs!
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