Boys in Pajamas Blog Tour : Peek-a-Boo’s Happy Buns Britches

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This month marks a change in the weather and change in my sewing goals. I had the pleasure of being selected for the Boys in Pajamas tour hosted by Made for Little Gents and Peek-a-Boo Patterns. This was the perfect pattern to get me going on my kiddo’s winter wardrobe and get me psyched for these sewing winter projects.

I was glad we were able to choose our pattern and had a hard time choosing one, but I finally decided on the Happy Buns Britches. I was so glad this pattern has a very cool look to such a simple wearable item. My kiddos in the winter love wearing their light pj’s all day long. Most days in California the weather is a bit chilly but not too cold, so I need pj’s that are not too heavy and this pattern was perfect. I selected two contrasting fabrics from my stash and he loved them!

The project overall took me 90 minutes. I was able to cut and assemble in 15 minutes and cut my fabric in about 20 minutes. My sewing took the rest of the time. I had to adjust the waist as my contrasting fabric was not as stretchy as I assumed and I had to cut the waist a 2nd time and added 2 more inches. I will be making a 2nd one with the fabrics reversed and won’t have to adjust as the camouflaged fabric is much stretchier than the black. I’m sure I can whip up a 2nd in an hour or less next time.  I thought the back piece would give me a hard time but it was super easy. I wish all knit projects made me feel this confident a sewist.

I can’t wait to make a few more for my little guy and my daughter who was a bit envious of her brother’s cool pajamas. These will definitely be added to my homemade Christmas gift list.

Boys in Pajamas: Blog Tour sponsored by Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop, Hosted by Made for Little Gents

We’re all sewing up Peek-a-boo Pattern’s pajamas, and there are sew many to choose from! See some new ideas every day by following along with the tour below:

Fri. Nov. 2

Made for Little Gents (Intro to Tour)

Mon. Nov 5

Our Play Palace

Tues. Nov 6

Made for Little Gents

Wed. Nov 7

Phat Quarters Fabric

Thurs. Nov 8

Family of Makers

Fri. Nov 9

Elli & Nels in Stitches | Sewing Novice

Mon. Nov 12

My Sewing Roots | Momma Newey’s Makes

Tues. Nov 13

Manning the Machine | Custom Made by Laura

Wed. Nov 14

Sewing with D

Thurs. Nov 15

Seams Like Style | Ronda B. Handmade

Fri. Nov 16

Dreams and Stitches | Fils & Draps

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One Reply to “Boys in Pajamas Blog Tour : Peek-a-Boo’s Happy Buns Britches”

  1. Woohoo! Yay for quick sews! I can imagine all sorts of fun pattern matching you can do with this pattern. 🙂 Great job momma!

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