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Kids Sweatpants and Shorts Sewing Pattern



The Kids Sweatpants and Shorts Sewing Pattern

Available as an instant download OR paper pattern sent by post.

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Kids Sweat pants and Shorts Sewing Pattern

The Kids Sweatpants and Shorts pattern is the perfect comfy sewing pattern designed with all children in mind, including sensory kids. The pattern is carefully created to provide comfort, style, and functionality for children of all ages and sensory needs. Make them for fun times at home or as school joggers in school colour.

The Kids Sweatpants (or Joggers) pattern is specifically tailored to accommodate the adaptive clothing requirements of sensory kids. All the seams are worked on the outside so that the inside is smooth and comfortable and won’t cause irritation.

The optional pockets are worked entirely on the outside and there is also the option to create stitching lines on the waistband.

The pattern also has a shorts option which is sure to be a winner.

Designed to provide a comfortable fit for every child, the pattern offers sizes from 3 years to 12 years. And comes with easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographic instructions, making it accessible for most sewers.

Whether it’s a relaxed day at home or an active adventure, these sweatpants / joggers offer the ideal balance of comfort and style.

NOTE: This is a sewing pattern (not the finished garment) for a kids sweatpants and shorts – available as a digital download PDF or a paper pattern by post – see the Download Details tab for more details about the digital sewing pattern files. The pattern includes photo instructions for each step of the project.

The Kids Sweatpants and Shorts Pattern Features for your Sensory Child;

1) External seams.

2) Optional pockets.

3) Optional stitching details

5) Great for school

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Skill Level

sewing difficulty

Accomplished Beginner: This pattern is suitable for sewists with a moderate skill level.

For more details click on the ‘Details’ and ‘Tech Specs’ tabs.

The Sweatpants and Shorts Pattern

This pattern is for children ages 3 – 12 (10 sizes in all) – See next page for the measurements.

You Will Need:

For the Long Pants
Medium to heavy weight Jersey Fabric 152 cm (60 in) wide by – 100(100,100,100,100,150,150,150,150,150) cm. Ribbing Fabric for the waistband and ankle cuffs: a piece of ribbing at least 35 cm (14 inches)
deep, x 70(72,74,76,80,84,86,88,90,95) cm/ 28(29,30,31,32,34,35,36,37,38) inches wide

For the Shorts
Medium to heavy weight Jersey Fabric (at least)152 cm (60 in) wide by – 75(75,75,75,75,100,100,100,100,100,) cm. Ribbing Fabric for the waistband only – a small piece of ribbing at least 20 cm (8 inches) deep, x
70(72,74,76,80,84,86,88,90,95) cm /28(29,30,31,32,34,35,36,37,38) inches wide.

Prym soft elastic tape – 52(53,54,55,57,59,61,64,67,70) cm/
20.5(21,21.25,21.5,22.5,23.25,24,25,26.5,27.5) inches x 30(30,30,30,40,40,40,40,40,40) mm wide.

Matching Polyester Sewing Thread (good quality)
Sewing kit including a zig zag stitch sewing machine, ball point/jersey machine needles and a
fabric pen or tailors chalk

The Paper Sewing Pattern includes making instructions leaflet and will be sent by post  – P&P will be added at checkout.

The digital download will be sent to your inbox immediately after payment.

You will receive a zipped file

(you can google instructions for opening zipped files on your MAC or PC.)

The zipped file contains 4 PDF files –  these are;

1) The pattern in PDF format.  You can print this in US Letter size or A4 paper size. You will need to stick the pieces of pattern together. This pattern has the ‘Layers Option’ so you can print out just the size you need.

2) The pattern in A1 or A0 size . This can be printed at your local or online copy shop. You wont need to stick the pattern together as it will be printed on one sheet.

3) The pattern as a projector file – for use with a projector.

4) The Making Instructions which comprise of complete photographic instructions to make the garment. This can also be printed in US Letter size or A4 paper size  – however, the photo instructions will be clearer (and you can enlarge them) if you follow them on a laptop or PC.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to open the pattern files.

A1/A0 pattern can be printed (in the UK) HERE


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