Natty's Tie Dye Pajamas

Added Jun 14, 2011

by nattyjane

Berkeley, Califo...

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Lately, most of my sewing time has been spent working on a big pajama project. I’m going on a vacation with two of my best friends this month, so I thought it would be fun for us to have matching pajamas. And then I thought, why not make matching pajamas for my sister and cousin who both have birthdays coming up?
I have now made 5 pairs of matching tank tops and shorts. Phew!
For the tank tops I used Grainline’s Tiny Pocket Tank pattern , but altered the back by adding a big cutout and crisscrossed straps.
The shorts were based on the Jane pattern from BurdaStyle. I altered the shorts pattern by rounding off the corners on the side seams, adding bias binding all around the leg openings, and using a few rows of encased elastic for the waistband. I used french seams and a bunch of bias binding so that everything is nice and neat.
After all the sewing was complete, I tie dyed each pair in a different color combination.
This project was really fun and I can’t wait to run around in matching pajamas with my friends!

Also on my blog! nattyjanesews.blogspot.com

Material Notes

Cotton.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Other
Style
Casual, Classic
Material
Cotton

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    May 29, 2012, 02.06 AMby mimi74

    Beautiful work. I love the modifications you did!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 05.19 PMby nattyjane

    Thanks for all the kind words!

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    Jun 16, 2011, 02.51 PMby rebeccalady

    i love these!!!!!! <3 lately i’ve been making racer back tanks, thanks for the inspiration! i want to try crisscross!

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    Jun 16, 2011, 06.15 AMby patchitup

    Wow, really cute!! Hope you have a ton of fun!

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    Jun 15, 2011, 09.47 PMby peaches2218

    That back is fab. Could you either explain or post a super-close-up photo of that section so I can see the seaming, pleaseandthankyou?!

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    Jun 15, 2011, 02.21 AMby superjennylove

    love love love! great job as always!

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    Jun 15, 2011, 12.14 AMby wildflower31

    super cute

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    Jun 14, 2011, 07.01 PMby loyl8

    super cute!!!

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    Jun 14, 2011, 03.39 PMby Jodi Wade

    How fun! Two of my cousins and I had matching pjs when I was a kid :) I really like the back of the top.

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    Jun 14, 2011, 12.14 PMby robygiup

    So you tie dyed all the poajamas after sewing them? I thought you had used printed fabrics! You did a great job, the back of the top is very beautiful and I LOVE the colors!!! :) Now you should organize a pajama party with your friends, your sister and your cousin all together!

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    Jun 14, 2011, 10.26 AMby aggelicat .)

    F A N T A S T I C !!!

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    Jun 14, 2011, 10.01 AMby Adrienne Hendrix

    Oh I love these!!! I want one…lol. Did you make a pattern of you back adjustments? And is it hard to do? I am still having a problem moving darts…lol. Love the tye-dye too it really makes the jammies. They are going to LOVE them. Will have to post pics of the PJ party. Happy Sewing!!!

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    Jun 14, 2011, 04.14 AMby otrotamal

    Incredible! The colors are so lovely.

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    Jun 14, 2011, 01.45 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    oh these are fantastic…i swear i have a birthday coming up too :p great job, you have lucky friends/family!

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Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/nattys-tie-dye-pajamas