So today is B’s 31st birthday! We had a nice day out with the kiddos, made a chocolate cake AND frosting from scratch (it was YUMMO!). Then the kids ‘helped’ me make 2 pairs of PJ bottoms for B. I made him 1 pair last year & they are is all time favorites, so it was about time I made some more. The ‘help’ provided was cute & out of love though it mostly consisted of answering questions X3 each step of the way. Anyway 30 minutes later & this is what we have !
I used CarlaC’s Easy-Fit Pants for Tweens, Teens & Adults, Sizes XXS-3X L and I am very happy with how they turned out. I just serged my elastic on for the waist band instead of making a casing because it is faster and I also did a traditional 1/2″ hem instead of the cuff. I must say the lower rise option for this pattern is truly a lower rise, so I would NOT suggest it for men or boys. But this will now be my go to pattern for PJ bottoms for both men & women, it’s easy to customize & fast and easy to put together!
I just used snuggle flannel I bought last year on Black Friday for $1.49 a yard & some football fleece I got for $2.99 or $3.99 a yard the same day. MUCH cheaper then buying them and a way better fit, especially for taller people. My hubby is 6’1″ & often has to buy 2XL or 3XL for length & he is only an XL around at best, so it is a nice change to see him in pants that fit… it almost makes him look scrawny!
For his length/size it took 3 yards of flannel for the pool ball pair & only 2 yards of fleece since it is wider & you can cut the opposite direction. The fleece pair are by far his favorite, now I need to make up matching ones for me & the kids out of the rest of it! He was not up for modeling shots, but here’s a few quick snap shots….
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