Loungewear and PJ’s with Elle Apparel and Skirt As Top // Stretch Yourself

This series is sponsored by Baby Lock. For over 40 years,  Babylock has been dedicated to the love of sewing by creating machines for sewing, embroidery, quilting and serging – all with ease-of-use, high quality and a touch of elegance.


Knits are so soft and stretchy that they beg to be slept in and lounged about in. That’s really the reason why I grab my knits before most anything else–they can’t be beat when it comes to comfort. Our wonderful guest posters today are covering loungewear and PJ’s,

Head over to Elle Apparel to see Leanne’s striking tribal slouch cardigan (that print!! Only “loungewear” in the sense that it’s super comfy;)

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and over to Skirt As Top to see Kristin’s adorable two t-shirt nightgown DIY!

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Stretch Yourself Week 1:

Knit Fabrics and Selection at OLM // Cutting Knit Fabric at MM

Making a Pattern from a Tee Shirt at OLM // Drafting a Tee Pattern from Measurements at MM

Basic Tee Shirt Construction at OLM // Finishing Details for Knit Fabric at MM

Tee Shirt Dress Variation at OLM // Peplum Tee Variation at MM

Drafting and Sewing Leggings at OLM // Drafting and Sewing a Maxi Skirt at MM

Serger and Coverstitch Techniques at OLM // Baby Lock Diana Threading and Converting to Coverstitch at MM




One Comment

  1. Posted January 16, 2013 at 12:47 am | Permalink

    Thanks again, Mim, for inviting me to participate in this oh-so-awesome series! Love that your little gal is so enthusiastic about it, too. 😉

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