Last week a friend of ours celebrated his fourth birthday! He had a little pizza, pajama and a movie party to celebrate, fun! So, really what else were we supposed to give him than a new pair of jammies, right? He, like Henry, also really loves super heroes and dressing up so when I happened upon this amazing super hero comic book fabric at Joann I knew they'd be perfect for a pair of pajama pants!
This fabric is super duper...and as it turns out the birthday boy's recent favorite super hero happens to be the hulk who makes a prime appearance on the jammies...
Again I used the parsley pants pattern for the pajamas bottoms, again, my favorite super fast pants pattern, they always turn out just right!
I added a knit super hero emblem to the front with the birthday boy's first initial front and center. I think it turned out perfectly. So did Henry! And, most importantly so did the birthday boy, he loved them! Hooray! But I did feel so badly making these and then asking Henry to try them on for fit and pictures.
He's not really angry here, this is just his super strong super hero face! And, to be truthful, he was really excited to gift these pjs to his friend even if he did wish I had enough fabric to make him a pair too. I do have a bit of fabric left that might be enough for a pair of shorts this summer, he was excited to hear that!
Also, I finally promised to make him a night cap in time for the party!
Henry has been asking for a night cap for months. I think it might have started back in December when we were reading "Twas the Night Before Christmas". The past couple of weeks he has become quite insistent about it, that and a bathrobe...And, considering a night cap is a much quicker sew than a bathrobe I decided whipping up a knit night cap was doable.
I basically used this baby hat pattern enlarging it by about 150% and fiddling to make it look right.
Henry couldn't be happier with his new night cap and has worn it consistently since he received it! I do have to admit, it's pretty darn cute! And, if he can't have pajama pants that he can read...
He may as well have a night cap!