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ME, Barbara Edmondson - FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER:
I've taught sewing for 5 years and my business did very well. I started creating simple patterns for first time sewers that are very easy to follow, ...

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Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern
Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern
Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern
Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern
Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • read
  • pin
  • cut
  • sew straight

Pattern Description:

These super simple shorts & pants can be sewn up very fast! They do not require folding little hems! They have no side seams.

Even kids can sew this! Have fun with fabric choices, use 2 coordinating fabrics, or all one fabric. Make as shorts, Capri length, or pants.

Kids sizing: They're for Toddlers 2,3,4 and Children: XS is size 6, S is 8-10, M is 12, L is 14

I've taught beginning sewing for five years to ages 8 and up to adults. I saw the need for clear instructions with good diagrams/photos for beginners. You beginners can make this with these easy step my step instructions.

This is a pdf file. You can print it out on 8.5x11 inch paper. BE SURE to set print to "actual size" not "fit", or your pattern will not be the correct size. BE SURE you have Adobe Acrobat Reader (which you can download for free http://www.adobe-reader.org/).

* By purchasing this pdf pattern, you are agreeing to not sell this pattern, distribute it for free, make copies, or in any way imply that you are the author/designer. You have my permission to print it for yourself. Not permission to email to others or make copies for others. You have my permission to make up and sell your finished items.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • toddler and children sizes


  • amount of fabric depends on size making
  • thread
  • woven, non-roll elastic toddler size 3/4 inch wide; children size 1 inch wide
  • optional Pellon 810 Tru-Grid

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • scissors
  • straight pins
  • large safety pin or bodkin for elastic

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