Pajama Patterns Through the Years
As the owner of a large stash of vintage sewing patterns and someone who still enjoys hunting for treasures, I can attest that vintage men’s pajama patterns are some of the easiest to find and the cheapest to purchase.
There are multiple reasons for this:
• Relative to the number of other men’s patterns printed, a larger number were pajama patterns.
• Pajamas were a popular garment women could sew for the men in their lives.
• Pajama styles have changed little over the last century, so one pattern can be used over and over.
• The contemporary market for vintage pajama men’s patterns is small: Few folks seem to want them.
Where do I find mine? Mainly, they’re available on Etsy and eBay, but they also turn up at thrift stores, flea markets, and estate sales.
Pajamas originated in Southeast Asia and were made popular in the West by…
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