Despite our crazy December that entails both kids’ birthdays (this year two parties!) in the lead-up to Christmas, I managed to sew Buggy’s Christmas PJs on time!

charlotte pantaloons violette field threads

Lucky for me they were actually a quick sew and I chose the simpler options from the new Violette Field Threads PJ collection – Charlotte Bottoms and Ashlynn Top.

The Ashlynn top can also be made as a full-length nightie that can include a ruffle hem, or not, and a wide or slim skirt. You can also choose either an inside elastic casing or outside ribbon casing which I did with my lace. I also added extra lace to the bottom of the casing for a fuller lacy look!

ashlynn pj top Violette Field Threads

This fabric is one of my favourites. I love how it looks like a watercolour painting! It came in a few different shades but this one was so pretty; but as Buggy is leaning away from pink these days I needed to draw out one of the other colours in the palette for the shorts.

charlotte shorts pajamas VFT

The Charlotte bottoms can be made as shorts, pantaloons with ruffle or long pants. I love the ‘paper-bag’ ruffle top it features and I think these are super comfy for sleep time.

charlotte and ashlynn pajamas VFT

My only complaint with these PJs is that they sit quite high under the arm. Doesn’t seem to bother Buggy but I hope she gets the wear out of them. On the plus side I love the versatility and options of both patterns and so by easily lengthening the straps next time I have a bunch of options to keep me going in future! If I had to choose PJ pattern favourites the Made for Mermaids Dreamy Collection vintage PJs stand out for me that I made last year but the VFT  patterns are really simple to make, so during the Christmas rush they are a great go-to!

christmas day pjs

And maybe one day, I will get some Christmas PJs made for Hamster rather than resorting to another version of Star Wars!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from our family to yours.

xx

 

 

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