Sleepwear Stitching Tasks for Golden Slumbers

Sleepwear sewing patterns for golden slumbers by Tilly and the Buttons

There’s nothing higher than pulling on a recent pair of PJs prepared for a very good evening’s sleep, is there? Really, there may be… pulling on a recent pair of me-made pyjamas makes that feeling even higher! 

It is World Sleep Day on the nineteenth of March, and the theme for 2021 is “Common Sleep, Wholesome Future”. Cozy sleepwear that signifies bedtime and slowing down can actually assist your physique really feel it is time to relaxation.

When you’ve by no means made your individual pyjamas, it is time to change that! We’ve some sleepwear stitching patterns that aren’t simply cute and comfortable, they’re straightforward to stitch – with no fiddly fastenings so you’ll be able to whip up a number of pairs. You’ll be able to have a lot enjoyable with patterns, prints and color mixtures since you aren’t going to be leaving the home in them (I at all times edge in the direction of cat or meals print materials myself!).

Pyjama bottoms are additionally an ideal first stitching mission for inexperienced persons as they’re typically secured with elastic or a drawstring, so require minimal becoming. 

We even have a few must-have sleepwear equipment that can full your me-made sleepwear capsule. So, with out additional ado, onto the tasks…

Jaimie pyjamas easy sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
Jaimie pyjamas – in sizes UK 4-34 (US 0-30 / EUR 32-62) – selection of TWO measurement bands

The Jaimie pyjama bottoms and shorts are an ideal entry mission to kickstart your stitching journey. They’re easy to stitch and include a sewalong video on YouTube so you’ll be able to watch every step and really feel like you’re sitting in a category, however one which you could rewind and pause as you want.

Jaimie pyjamas easy sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons

You can also make Jaimie as super-comfy elasticated full-length bottoms, with an non-compulsory drawstring, or as cute boyfriend shorts which might be excellent for the hotter months. In case you are an skilled sewer, you’ll be able to whip up a number of pairs in a day to fill the PJ gaps in your me-made wardrobe.

Oh, and yet one more factor… all sizes the shorts could be made out of 1.1 METRES of material, so they’re an ideal mission for utilizing up small bits of material or remnants you’ve gotten leftover from different tasks – yasss!

Joe pyjamas easy sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
Joe pyjamas – in males’s measurement 28-46

Have you ever heard Jaimie has a brother? The Joe pyjamas have an extended and straighter menswear match and could be sewn as full-length bottoms or above-the-knee shorts. They’re as easy-peasy to stitch as Jaimie is – yippee! 

Jaimie & Joe stitchers, you would possibly like these YouTube movies…

How one can Sew Pyjama Bottoms

How one can End Seams with a Zigzag Sew

How one can Sew an Elasticated Waist Channel

A Trick to Flip Out Slim Tubes, Straps or Drawstrings

Juno pyjamas sewing pattern from Make It Simple by Tilly Walnes
Juno pyjamas from Make It Easy – in sizes UK 6-24 (US 2-20 / EUR 34-52)

The Juno pyjamas are a agency favorite with Make It Easy readers. The set is made up of the Tabitha T-shirt, which isn’t too tight, and never too unfastened, and the legging-style Juno bottoms. This duo is as comfortable as they’re cute, produced from stretchy jersey materials that can really feel so comfortable towards your pores and skin as you compromise in for golden slumbers.

Juno is simply one of many beautiful patterns included in Make It Easy that may be whipped up in a day, leaving loads of time for slumber events that start at 6pm… do not forget the snacks!

Juno pyjamas sewing pattern from Make It Simple by Tilly Walnes

You would even have enjoyable embellishing your Juno PJs like Tilly did in Make It Easy.

You would possibly like this YouTube video…

How one can Sew a Jersey Neckband

Juno pyjamas sewing pattern from Make It Simple by Tilly Walnes

Why not full your PJ look with the cat eye masks included within the e book? This fast, mini-project doubles up as a beautiful present concept… perhaps to your slumber celebration squad?

Fifi pyjamas sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
Fifi pyjamas – in sizes UK 6-20 (US 2-16 / EUR 34-48)

Need to sew one thing extra delicate? What in regards to the fairly boudoir Fifi pyjamas set? This pleasant set is one among Tilly’s favorite patterns for plenty of causes – one among them being, they appear as fairly on the within as they do exterior because of the French seams.

A deal with for stitchers trying to advance their abilities, the directions will stroll you thru strategies for stitching bias reduce cloth, creating binding and ending the insides with spectacular French seams.

You would possibly like this YouTube video…

How one can Sew French Seams

Fifi eye mask FREE sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons

Have hassle with gentle disturbing you at bedtime? Get a peaceable nights sleep with a coordinating Fifi eyemask, which is one among our FREE stitching patterns! It makes a candy current for somebody particular, or a pleasant little present for your self. Why not make it much more luxurious with a lavender pillow mist? I am feeling sleepy simply occupied with it!

Margot pyjamas from Love at First Stitch by Tilly Walnes
Margot pyjama bottoms from Love at First Sew – in sizes UK 6-20 (US 2-16 / EUR 34-48)

Tilly’s first e book, Love at First Sew, is an excellent introduction to dressmaking. It is packed filled with tasks that develop in issue whereas constructing your stitching abilities.

The primary garment you make within the e book is a goodie. The Margot pyjama bottoms are cute, comfortable and straightforward to stitch. They’re fixed with a drawstring on the waist, which could be produced from contrasting cloth or ribbon – including to the alternatives to play designer and make them to your exacting specs!

You would possibly like these YouTube movies…

How one can End Seams with a Zigzag Sew

A Trick to Flip Out Slim Tubes, Straps or Drawstrings

Stella hoody and jogger sewing pattern from Stretch! by Tilly Walnes
Stella hoody and joggers from Stretch! – in sizes UK 6-20 (US 2-16 / EUR 34-48)

Okay, so this may not be a pyjamas suggestion, strictly talking… What about stitching your individual snuggly loungewear set? One of many first issues I do once I get house is to throw on a snug loungewear set – for stage one among approaching sleep.

You would sew your individual beautiful loungewear with the Stella hoody and joggers sample from Tilly’s e book Stretch!. They work very well with super-soft sweatshirt cloth that you’ll principally by no means wish to take off!

You would possibly like this YouTube video…

Suggestions for Stitching with Sweatshirt Materials

FREE slipper boot sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons

No pyjama ensemble is full and not using a fairly pair of slippers. Do you know you possibly can make your individual and we’ve a FREE sample to make snuggly slipper boots? I will cease speaking when you scoot over to the hyperlink – you are welcome 🙂

Frankie baseball T-shirt from Stretch! by Tilly and the Buttons
Frankie baseball T-shirt from the Stretch! e book

As a number of the patterns we have spoken about are bottoms, you would possibly wish to full the look with a me-made PJ prime, so listed here are some choices:

  • Nora T-shirt with slender neckband can be beautiful (with three sleeve size choices) 
  • Tabitha T-shirt from the Make It Easy e book (with three sleeve size choices) 
  • Frankie baseball T-shirt from the Stretch! e book – (with three sleeve size choices)
  • Coco prime can be nice with the boat neckline (with two sleeve size choices)
  • Agnes jersey prime is ideal in case you choose close-fitting tops (with two sleeve size choices)
  • Billie sweatshirt – for an ultra-snuggly set within the colder months
  • Stevie prime would work with the button-loop closure in case you’d choose a woven possibility
If you wish to full the complete sleepwear set, you possibly can lengthen the Nora cardigan add-on sample, add belt loops and a belt and you have got a snuggly dressing robe! Simply be certain to grade out to your hip measurement with a bit of additional ease so it closes!

Anybody else feeling sleepy now? Higher get stitching some PJs, hadn’t we?! Store the sleepwear stitching patterns right here!


Writer: Louise Carmichael

Tilly’s stitching books – Make It Easy, Stretch! and Love at First Sew are revealed by Quadrille (Hardie Grant) with pictures by Ellie Smith, props and styling for Make It Easy by Clare Nicolson

Stitching sample pictures by Jane Looker and Fanni Williams

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