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Nina Lee - Piccadilly

Chic sleepwear set with oriental accents.

Version 1 consists of shorts and a cap-sleeved shirt; Version 2 of cropped trousers and a shirt with three-quarter length sleeves. The pyjama bottoms have a flat-front waistband with an elasticated back, finishing with a ribbon tie. Comfortable yet elegant, these pyjamas are perfect loungewear for those who like their comfies cool!

Skill level: advanced beginner (techniques include bias binding, attaching a collar, inserting sleeves and making buttonholes).

Suitable fabrics

Piccadilly is best suited to soft, lightweight fabrics that will feel good against your skin: e.g. cotton lawn, rayon, silk satin.


  • 25mm bias binding (15mm when folded; see sizing chart)
  • 2.5cm-wide elastic (see sizing chart)
  • 2cm-wide grosgrain ribbon
  • 6 x 12mm buttons
  • 0.6m lightweight fusible interfacing (for the shirt front facing, front waistband and the collar)