Saturday, September 03, 2011

Who Lives In A Pineapple Under the Sea?

The old funky cut-off jammies are dead!

Long live the mommy-made BobBob jammies!

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Hee hee!

Super simple to make. I just traced a pair of pants he had that still fit him folded in half onto some newspaper. Sewed the two legs together, sewed the front to the back, added elastic and hemmed the pant cuffs.

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He really digs them. The tops are actually some t-shirts I found on clearance at the grocery store of all places. We went grocery shopping on Thursday before the "hurricane" hit and while it wasn't day-before-Thanksgiving-crazy-busy, I found myself sitting in front of a display of these clearance items while I was waiting in line for 30 minutes.

I just appliqued some stars I cut out of the leftover fabric onto the t-shirts.

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There's a story behind those stars too. I cut them out using the paper star that Chunky got from a Betsy Ross impersonator at the Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia. Very cool. I never realized that Betsy convinced George Washington that the five point star was the way to go instead of a six point star that he originally wanted for the US flag.

Regardless--the five point star makes for good jammies!

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16 Comments:

Blogger T. Budnik said...

Oh my goodness! He is so freakin' cute! Send him to Ohio! And, good job sewing the jammies and replacing the old ones!

-T.

10:18 PM  
Blogger Zonda said...

What a cutie modeling his new jammies! Great use of the stars on the t-shirt too. Good job Mom! ;)

12:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OH! NO! You have to FED-EX him up to AK before OH!!!!

Those are some cute pj's! The model is even cuter!!!

See you are a chip off Your Mommy!!!

Love, Mom

12:49 AM  
Blogger Crafty Christina said...

He looks happy with his Bob Bob pjs. Can't believe how big he is already!

8:23 AM  
Blogger Jo said...

Great job!

8:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cute, Cute, Cute....pjs & the little guy! After his trips to Ohio & Alaska, you can send him to Illinois! Love, Aunt Susan

8:53 AM  
OpenID Marie Grace said...

Awesome jammies! I can't believe how big he's gotten!

And good for you for drafting your own pattern:)

12:25 PM  
Blogger Discoknits said...

Love the wide legged stance :0) And he's all shiny from the shower too - the cuteness!! The jammies, as always, are inspired - nice job on the bob-bob!

12:43 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Super cute! I really want to sew some flannel pajama pants for my kids, but the idea of attemping to sew any clothing totally scares me!

2:48 PM  
Blogger Ellie said...

I love it! The idea of appliqueing onto a cheap plain t-shirt is genius :)

3:01 PM  
Anonymous Birdie said...

Nice! What a cute boy! And sorry it took me so long to finally mail that star and pattern back to your older boy!

4:58 PM  
Blogger prairiegirl said...

Those are awesome jammies and is Moochie ever adorable!!!

6:29 AM  
Blogger knottygnome said...

very cool! love the matching shirt.

and your son has grown up so fast!

9:49 AM  
Blogger Donna Lee said...

They're adorable and good for now into the fall. Put a long sleeved t on him and they're good for winter, except he'll probably sprout up in the meantime.

12:29 PM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

The PJs are almost as cute as Moochie!

5:18 PM  
Blogger Alisha said...

great jammies...what a sweetie!

8:29 PM  

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