I am still up at Camp Workroom Social today but wanted to keep on the #MeMadeMonday tradition and share my PJs I made for Camp Workroom Social!
The Linden Sweatshirt was one of my first knit garments that I made. It’s a classic sweatshirt silhouette with raglan sleeves, cuffs and hem band. It comes with two views – a traditional long sleeve sweatshirt and a short sleeve shorter version.
The Hudson Pants is a classic jogger pattern with fun details like pocket trim, optional for contrasting cuffs and waistband. It comes in two lengths – a capri and full length pant option.
When I was thinking about the PJs I wanted to make, I decided to stay true to what I normally wear to lounge (even though I was dying to make the Carolyn PJs!). At home you can always find me in some sweatpants and a sweatshirt so this was a perfect choice!
Both of these patterns are patterns that you could make again and again and again. I think I’ve made 3 or 4 Lindens and 3 pairs of Hudsons and I need to make so many more of both.
The Linden is such an awesome sweatshirt that can be dressed up or dressed down depending on the fabric and the way you style it. I do size down a few sizes to get a more fitted look. My measurements put me between an 8 and a 10 and I made a 6. Just something to keep in mind if you wanted a more fitted sweatshirt.
My favorite feature on the Linden is the neckline. It reminds me very much of the Lane Raglan neckline and I think it adds a really feminine touch. That being said, the neckline does make it challenging to wear something underneath it.
The Hudson Pants are so comfortable! I love the way they look and I really love that the capri length hits me in a good spot – I have extremely short legs! My favorite detail on the Hudsons is an odd one – but the pocket detail adds such a professional look to the joggers!
The pattern recommends using ribbing for the waistband and ankle or calf bands, but for this pair I used non-ribbing fabric and it worked out even better. I feel like the ribbing stretches out, where this stayed put while I was wearing them!
I used french terry for both the Linden and the Hudsons. I used a polka dot french terry from So Sew English for the Linden and for the accents on the Hudsons. After making up my Linden I immediately ordered more of this french terry and in the grey as well.
For the Hudsons, I used a french terry from Style Maker Fabrics. This french terry was more stiff than other french terry I’ve used in the past (more similar to a sweatshirt material). It worked out just find for the Hudsons, but I think if I had used it for a sweatshirt it would have been too thick. I ordered some Bamboo French Terry as well which has the more drapey soft french terry I was more used to.
I can’t wait to share all about Camp Workroom Social. Make sure to swing back on Wednesday to read all about it!
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