Despite my enthusiasm for garment sewing, I have rarely succeeded in making satisfactory clothes for DD. Her wedding dress was a happy exception.
Part of my problem is that she is petite and slim. Slim is pretty easy. Petite is not, especially without the benefit of several fitting sessions.
Undaunted I continue trying to sew for DD with these very simple pajamas. McCall's 5992 includes unisex pajama pieces. I made a camp shirt style top and pull-on pants with a combination of elastic and draw-string.
The fabric is a super soft cotton flannel from Tiny Stitches, a local quilt store, in coordinating prints. It was such a pleasure to sew.
The pattern is ho-hum, especially now that I am spoiled by drafting, illustrations, and instructions from Louise Cutting. I adapted some favorite techniques from her including the addition of a back facing, steps for the collar attachment, and lots of top-stitching.
|DD is too slim for my dress form.|
Now if these just fit...