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Please have snow and mistletoe and new PJs under the tree . . . Handmade pajamas are easy to sew and a timeless holiday tradition! Add a gorgeous new robe and cozy slippers to bring on lots of smiles.
Our Indygo Junction patterns are quick, easy, deliciously comfy to wear and festively fun to find under the tree. To make your P.J.s, robe and slipper sewing successful, look for our Sew Warm, Sew Comfy Tips at the end of this post!
Party Ready PJs
The party’s always on when you’re wearing our Slumber Party PJs! Super comfortable, our pajama top has a cap sleeve and a lovely curved yoke that’s great for contrasting fabrics.
Our Slumber Party PJs are fabulous in flannel, double-brushed poly knits, double gauze, cottons or anything that suits your weather. We love the set above sewn up in a cotton/spandex knit, too.
Choose from two lengths for the top or use it as a short nightie. With it’s stylish side slits, it will always be a favorite. Add the quick-to-sew Slumber Party PJs bottoms in a short or cropped length depending on personal preference. The wide elastic waistband is designed to stay in place while still being comfy for sleeping!
Wrap Up a Cozy Robe
For added warmth, stitch up our Klassic Kimono Robe, isn't it gorgeous in this Kaffe Fasset print from Free Spirit. The traditional styling takes a modern turn when sewn up in flannel, fleece or a super-plush, super-soft minky fabric. Make your Klassic Kimono Robe dramatically long in a silk or voile for Christmas morning elegance or chose a shorter length for casual comfort!
The Klassic KImono Robe includes three lengths. Add a belt, use contrasting or coordinating front and sleeve trim to make it designer-style unique. And, don’t forget the in-seam pockets!! What would a robe be without pockets for tissues, a phone or other morning essentials?!
Speaking of pockets . . .over on the Dritz blog, you'll find a fabulously plush and cozy version of our Klassic Kimono Robe! Fashion blogger Laura, created a pattern hack of our Kimono styled with patch pockets and a hood. It's amazing and you'll love it!
READ MORE about Laura's Klassic Kimono Robe on the Dritz blog.
Toasty Toes for the Family
Oh, slippers, how we long for your cozy, slip-on warmth!! Our slipper patterns are the perfect answer to the toasty toes of your dreams. Bedtime Boots for adults and Sleep Time Slippers for children, give you all the sizes you need. With just three pattern pieces, you can quickly stitch up a whole tree full of relaxing foot warmers for everyone in the family!
Stitch our wonderful slippers in quilted cottons, minky, fleece or sherpa. We've included instructions to make an upcycled sweater version, too! Add a purchased foam insole to make them super spa-like and spoil your friends and family. And, don't forget Dritz® Gripper Fabric for the bottom soles!
To find just the right size, measure the length and width of each foot you’ll be sewing for and, using the measurements in our instructions, choose the closest size. Then keep the camera handy – a happy family in handmade slippers is a holiday photo-op you won’t want to miss!
Sew Warm, Sew Cozy - Tips for Success!
Our Slumber Party PJs are designed with a wide, comfy waistband for snug, but flexible comfort. Choose Dritz 2” Wide Soft Braided Waistband Elastic for the ultimate coziness. It’s soft for sleeping, but sturdy for repeated wear and comes in a great rainbow of colors. BONUS: For help choosing the right elastic for all your projects, download the amazing Dritz Elastics Guide (shown above).
Dritz Anti-Skid Gripper Fabric
We love adding Dritz Gripper Fabric to the bottom of our Bedtime Boots and Sleep Time Slippers. It’s anti-skid, can be washed and dried and helps to make your delightful slippers much safer for slippery indoor floors!
Slipper soles are constructed with multiple layers of fabrics, so Dritz Temporary Spray Adhesive is essential to your slipper sewing sanity. Use it in a well-ventilated area, spray sparingly and you'll LOVE the results. Your layers will stay stacked as you sew, and, there'll be no gooey gum left on your sewing machine needle!