Now I shall attempt to make up for some of the time I've been away with a post or two on what I've been sewing/embroidering.
First of all, my granddaughter loved her PJs from Christmas 2014, which you can see if you follow this link. So for this past Christmas I promised her another pair, but made out of this yellow butterfly print. But since she doesn't care for yellow all that much I told her that the butterflies were purple and pink. Add the glitter, and we have a winner!
I put a little label on the bottoms so she could tell which part goes to the back.
I machine embroidered her initials on the back facing, which I made extra deep like you see in nice women's nightgowns. I also did a reasonable job matching the pocket to the top, and a not so good job with the sleeve band. I didn't even try with the front bands as I ran out of fabric. I'll try again with the 2015 PJs, as it is such good practice.
The pattern is Simplicity 2771, recommended by Bunny of La Sewista! It is a great pattern with no collars to get rumpled. As Bunny says, who will iron PJs? Not my daughter, that's for sure. I might, though, as I do iron dish towels and sheets.