Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Pyjamas



My true love gave to me.... Christmas Eve Jammies



Each year for Christmas Eve the girls get new Pyjama's.

This year I decided I wanted some white cotton victorian inspired nightgowns.

all vintage and victorian, girls running around the house ghost like {swoon}

I searched high and low and did not find any I liked in a price range I like.

I've very sure that $55 is a great price to pay for handmade nightgowns but times by 4 and I think not.

So I decided to make my own.

Or should I say I decided that my mother in law would help me make my own

cause it can't be that hard right?

Turns out its not! Fairly easy if you go for a peasant style dress. Three pieces!
 I even learnt how to do simple sleeves. I was pretty impressed with myself.

Pretty sure I might have said 'thanks for teaching me mum. Now I know that when the world ends and there are no shops available I'll be able to fashion peasant dresses for us all out of hessian bags...."


Thanks to mum in law for teaching me and overlocking them for me!


I hope the girls love them, but if not I see many opportunities for dress up ideas from these.

An angel?
Olden days?
Choir?
Middle Ages?


Merry Christmas and Sweet dreams!!
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