Pillowcase Pajamas

Photo by Creative Kismet. Click here for how to!

Sometimes, the simplest everyday things have the most potential. Makers are going crazy with pillowcases – and we mean CRAZY! The lowly pillowcase is being upcycled into dresses, shirts, lunch  bags, curtains, purses, placemats, boxers and, our favorite, pajamas!

Kid-makers, we think you’ll go just as crazy once you get going. Pillowcase projects are good for the earth because their reuse an existing thing – also known as Zero Waste Sewing.  And the best part is that most pillowcase sewing projects are easy for beginners.

Cool Project Instructions:

More  ideas to spark your creativity!

*SAFETY NOTE: Invite an adult to help you use the sewing machine. It’s a great activity to do together. You could also hand sew or use iron-on hem tape for these projects, if you don’t have a  machine.

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