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Kwik Sew 2811 – Daisy PJ’s


My son gave me  this pretty daisy fabric for my Birthday and  thought it would be nice as PJ’s.  As Kwik Sew patterns were half price at the time I decided on K2811

The shirt has front button closures, a collar, a pocket with a pocket band and sleeve cuffs. The pull-on pants and shorts have elastic in a casing on the back and ties on the front. 

I cut a size M  but as I didn’t have the required amount of fabric it was a bit of a tight squeeze to fit  in all the pattern pieces but by cutting the under collar out of a plain white cotton it worked out.



The problem came with the short style bottoms.  Seam allowance is only 6mm but I forgot this when sewing them up, also I probably should gone up a size for the bottoms for comfort.   They did fit but were a tad too tight for which is not idea for PJ’s,  I had already trimmed the seams and over edged them so I couldn’t  let the seam out,  I got busy with the seam riper and unpicked both side seams and  added a strip of white cotton down each side.



Overall this is a good pattern  with good instructions, apart from the 6mm seam allowance which is ok if you remember!


I have plans for a set PJ’s in Liberty Tana Lawn with a matching Kimono style dressing gown.

In other news I received an unexpected parcel on Friday


It was a lovely surprise!


9 thoughts on “Kwik Sew 2811 – Daisy PJ’s

  1. Very resourceful of you to put those white strips in – like a very girly pair of football shorts 😉
    A lovely surprise from the postman – that’s a lovely piece of fabric.

  2. Just made the same pattern in the same fabric, but the blue version rather than the pink. And I did cropped trousers. Literally just back from Brum where I bought the buttons. I will blog as soon as they are finished and link to your blog….. At least it is unlikely we will meet at a party wearing similar pyjamas! Ann

  3. What a well trained son you have! I agree, the perfect fabric for PJs and they lovely – great rescue, too, with the whit inserts. Well done on winning the fabric – what a treat!

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