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Not So Plain Jane Pajamas

Added Feb 15, 2011

by leahfranqui

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I had a bunch of lace left over from a sweater embellish project I did back in November. What with Valentine’s Day coming up (kill me) and my complete lack of a Valentine (kill me again) I thought I would make myself some cute pajamas in a very Carrie Bradshaw (kill me a third time) I choose me move.

I got some satin at Jomar for 2 dollars a yard (Good LORD do I love Jomar), and printed the Jane Pattern which I had purchased eons ago and forgotten I owned. I like the pattern, it’s fairly easy to use and I can see all sorts of possibilities. I’m going to make some more of the shorts as the weather gets warmer. I’ve been endlessly inspired by all of Colette Patterns embellishment tips for their Nutmeg pattern, and I bet I could apply these to the Jane. You can check those out here:

This was my first time working with satin. I was concerned it would be insanely slippery, but it was actually pretty easy to use! It is, of course, synthetic. I wonder if that makes a difference?

So now I have fun wine colored pajamas all trimmed in lace. Now if only my hair weren’t a mess…

Blogged more about it here:

Material Notes

Polyester Satin




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Romantic, Vintage

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    Mar 17, 2011, 08.22 PMby macmonika

    So Sexy :)

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    Feb 16, 2011, 10.07 PMby fashionista2407

    too cute! That color is nice on you

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    Feb 16, 2011, 07.39 PMby leahfranqui

    Haha, thank you! I mean, it’s a mess, but one does what one can with what one has!

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    Feb 16, 2011, 06.42 PMby Douli Bee

    very very cute! your pajamas and your hair!

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    Feb 16, 2011, 02.27 AMby leahfranqui

    Thank you so much!

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    Feb 16, 2011, 01.41 AMby blmfld

    wow i think that is lovely!!

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