Pieces of pink cotton knit fabric remnants are transformed to a sleepwear set. Smaller scraps are turned into ruffle details on the shirt and shorts.
The pink cotton knit fabric remnant was already cut out in places when I received them. It’s really soft and pretty, perfect for a sleepwear set – I needed a replacement anyway. One of the shorts pattern pieces are made in patches due to the remnant’s limitation.
- Pink cotton knit fabric remnant (about 1.5 yard, cut out in sections)
- Model top and shorts as model garments
- Scrap cotton / muslin fabric for pattern transferring
First, using the model top and shorts, I copy the pattern to scrap cotton fabric. Then the pattern is transferred to the pink cotton knit. The remnant was limited, so the shorts’ front right pattern piece had to be made with two fabric pieces patched together.
To hide the seam lines of the shorts’ front right hip area, I made several varying ruffles using the remaining fabric strips. When it’s clear that there were more extra strips enough to create ruffle details on the bottom of the T-shirt, I did just that. The initial fabric remnant piece is 98% used up to create this pink sleepwear set.
Below are pictures of what the pink sleepwear set looks like. It’s really soft and the irregular ruffles are refreshing. More importantly, the only pink cotton knit fabric remnants left are very tiny strips more suitable for stuffing.