Monday, December 28, 2015

Necessary = 2 new pair of PJ Bottoms

Not much to say.  Still fighting some medical challenges.  Busy cooking healthy food which I seem to be enjoying to excess.  Finished my PJ bottoms just in time for the snow-sleet storm due to start tonight.  I do not sew these because I enjoy making PJ  bottoms.  I can not find any comfortable ones to buy.  I have tried for years.  NO luck for my long legs.

I LOVE the fit and comfort of these.  PLUS I enjoy the large pockets and color combinations I have never found in any store.  The small cuffs at the bottom keep them from riding up at night.  I mate these with 100% cotton knit tops.  Great for winter wear in Maine

Now I need to decide IF I should make 2 more pair now that I have the pattern fit exactly the way I like it  or IF I should make a warm indoor jacket because I am sick of fleece?    Of course everything will have to wait until Morgandy and I have time to do some holiday cookie baking.  What FUN that will be.  Looking forward to her return from Christmas visits tomorrow.  

My simple altered pattern that fits me.  I see no need for side seams on PJ bottoms.  The less seams = the more comfort.  PLUS, I added something I have not seen anywhere, Ann's Comfort Crotch.  I thought of calling it something more gentile like, Ann's Comfort Gusset.  However, that does not really explain it.  Notice the lack of curves at the front and back?  That is where the piece in the center goes.

Photo was taken on my dining room table set up for painting-dying.  Heavy plastic table cloth was suppose to protect the top.  However, with pin holes and small slits, it did not work very well.  It is really not a problem because I use it more as a cutting table, paint table, dye area than I ever did for a large dinner group.  I have a table that seats 6 in what has become 'Ann's Tea Room.  I only heat that room/large hall way when I am expecting company.