Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern

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Child's Shorts & Pants Easy Pattern Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

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

You can print it out on 8.5x11 inch paper. * 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. I've been teaching beginning sewing for over two years to ages 8 and up to adults. I see the need for clear instructions with good diagrams for beginners.

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

About Designer

About Designer

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ME, Barbara Edmondson - FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER:
I love sewing. I've been sewing since I was 10 years old. That was about 40 some years ago. I've taught sewing for 5 years and my business did very well. I was teaching classes 3-4 weekdays every week, 2-3 classes each day. Classes have 1-3 students.
I've taught many different types of people, and see how they think and learn. I want ...

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