Monday, 4 June 2012

Finishing off


Artfully posed by the wagon wheel - thanks for taking the photo Sally!

Instead of starting the next sewing project, I decided I really should finish off the one that has been draped over my chair for ages.  Nothing fancy, just a pair of pyjammie pants.  I was just being a bit lazy about finishing them off.  All that needed doing was the waistband and the hems. 

I wanted to do the waistband a bit differently, using a ribbon instead of having lots of flannel folded over and ending up with bunchy bits that dig into my hips when I sleep on my side (in other words, all the time).  And seeing as they are just for around the house, it didn't really matter that I was spending more time waffling on with Sally than attention to the straightness of the sewing...

There certainly wasn't much measuring going on, not even with the hems.


The only ribbon I had wide enough was orange, so orange it was!
 But I'm pretty happy with the results and they will keep me toasty and warm and that's one less half finished project lying around too!


The macbook case is still on the cards.  I need to get some denim I think.  But the other fabrics have been selected (naturals and reds in the end) and I think I'm definitely going to have to do some measuring for this project!

 

7 comments:

Michelle said...

They look so comfy, just in time for the cold nights heading our way snuggling on the couch :) good modelling too!

sarah said...

Very cool, miss! The ribbon idea is genius! Love the print. Love the orange too. Love everything about them.

Sally said...

Yes... the orange ribbon is such a funky touch. I'm all inspired to make myself with ribbon too :)
Were they comfy to sleep in???

Catherine said...

Sitting there chatting sounds like fun to me and the pj's turned out really well. They do look soft and snuggly and the orange look pretty groovy with the pink and green:)

2paw said...

Oh my comment disappeared I think. I love the mew pyjamas and the orange ribbon seems to just go with the material. I think the nice ribbon is an excellent idea for the elastic channel.

Maggie said...

Yay for finishing projects! That is my little mantra for the year "I am a finisher" :)

Baa-Me Kniits said...

I like the orange ribbon too, may have to steal that idea...gotta have comfy PJ's :-)