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How many of you have the tradition of fresh new pajamas for Christmas morning? It was a tradition in my home growing up and one that I’ve loved carrying on with my own kids. Some years we all sport matching sets, sometimes they’re a mix of store-bought and handmade, and sometimes the littles get cozy footie pajamas while the rest of us are happy with new flannel pj pants. This year I’m excited to be ahead of the game and my kids are thrilled with their new jammies that match their personalities to a tee. This post is sponsored by both Cricut and Raspberry Creek Fabrics to really bring their visions to life.
We broke out all things Cricut for this post and I can’t wait to share all about them. We used the new Infusible Ink products, some fun Iron-On Designs, Everyday Iron-On with my Cricut Maker, EasyPress 2, and EasyPress Mini. Having the right products and materials made it so easy to create looks that this crew really loves.
The first thing we did was head to Raspberry Creek to pick their fabric. My younger three are all about the CLUB fabrics. I try to keep them in CLUB pajamas for every season. The CLUB fabric bases are so soft and comfortable and are their absolute favorites. I loved that they immediately found prints they loved and that they went for three different base fabrics- the famous cotton lycra, double brushed polyester, and the new sweatshirt fleece. My big boys wanted flannel bottoms and you can’t go wrong with any of the Robert Kaufman flannels in the shop. They are so soft and fluffy and wash up better and softer with each wash. I have a pair from many years ago that still look brand new even after constant washing during the colder months.
With their fabrics picked, we found the perfect matches for their personalized tops. My big boys wanted simple designs so we tried out a couple of Infusible Ink papers. My oldest daughter loves buffalo plaid and we just had to do the matching Infusible Ink. My spunky younger daughter fell for the perfect Iron-On Design and my little man went with easy Everyday Iron-On.
My littlest was very insistent he needed this adorable Christmas Cactus print for his pj’s. He sat on my lap and scrolled through DesignSpace with me and just cracked up at this design he picked. Boy, does it suit him! He’s sweet to the bone but his curiosity can get the best of him. We used Kelly Green Everyday Iron-On for a simple tee that we both love! I used the Titchy Threads Rowan tee for his top and Sew A Little Seam (free) Movie Night Pj’s for his bottoms.
This little miss loved this bright and fun Iron-On Design. I let her cut it all out and place it on her tee how she wanted. We used our favorite raglan pattern, Hey June’s Camden, and leggings pattern, Love Notions free Leggins’ to create an easy set. I wouldn’t be surprised if these pieces made their way into her everyday wardrobe too. This striped double brushed polyester is one of my favorites from the fall collection and I can always count on my go-to mustard dots to coordinate with just about everything.
It’s no surprise that this daughter of mine picked something I totally want for myself! I would live in those cozy fleece joggers! We used this buffalo plaid sweatshirt fleece for a pair of Made for Mermaids Lexi and Lou Loungers (with added elastic in the waist) that I’m sure she’ll wear every chance she gets. How fun is it that this Infusible Ink matches so good?!! Perfection! She picked this darling deer head from DesignSpace for a look that is so on trend. We used a Cricut blank tee as the base and we were both in awe as we watched the Infusible Ink melt into it. It was shocking to see how bright and smooth it came out! We were both mesmerized by it and are already planning more projects with it so we can see the magic again.
This kid is the ultimate sports fan. His room is decorated floor to ceiling with all things Broncos, Jazz, Yankees, and soccer. It was no surprise he wanted a simple Utah Jazz note on his tee. We used Infusible Ink and a Cricut blank tee paired with his cozy Patterns for Pirates Walk the Plank pj pants (another free pattern!).
My oldest is a senior this year and spends all his free time playing soccer. We found this cool silhouette in Design Space that looks soooo much like him- it was perfect! I added his school name and graduation year to really personalize it. He also got a pair of Walk the Plank bottoms.
For the front designs, I used my big EasyPress 2. I love the even, smooth results I get every time! I couldn’t live without my EasyPress! I was so excited to get the EasyPress Mini. I used iron-on size tags in almost all our handmades (it makes hand-me-downs easier and also helps my kiddos find the back, lol!). The EasyPress Mini is going to live in my sewing space and makes adding those little tags so.dang.easy. It heats up fast and is the perfect size to get in the neckline. My mind was blown!
A HUGE thank you to Cricut and Raspberry Creek Fabrics for providing all the supplies for this post. I love that we were able to spend time together creating the perfect jammies for each of my kiddos. The memories of that day are just as special as the pj’s! That’s what the holidays are all about!