9 Cute, Cozy + FREE Children’s Pajama Patterns

Keep the little ones in your life cozy with these FREE children’s pajama patterns! Most of these are beginner or intermediate, and can easily be modified to fit all different ages. Stitch them up in warm flannels for winter, or lighter knits for wear during the rest of the year. 


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1. Perfect PJ Pants

If you have lots of kids, this pattern is perfect for you. The pattern is available in sizes 6 months to 8 years, so you can make matching pants for lots of different ages. Make these pants in an adorable flannel for lots of warmth or a cotton woven for breathability. This pattern is beginner-friendly, so it’s a perfect children’s pajama pattern for newbie sewers, or for more experienced sewers looking for a quick-to-stitch project.

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2. One-Hour PJs

I think knit pajamas are so comfortable, so I like to let my kids enjoy them too. These PJs can be made from an adult tee which makes them really quick to make. It comes in sizes 2T-4. I would rate this as an intermediate sewing pattern mostly because knits are a little tricky without some sewing experience. 


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3. Boys Pajama Pants

This pattern was originally made for a boy, but it’s a great unisex pattern. I love that it’s a cuff instead of a hem since cuffs are so quick to sew. This is a beginning sewing pattern that can be made with flannel or other woven cottons. It comes in size 5.


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4. Knit Pajamas Sewing Pattern

One of the few children’s pajama patterns that comes in a larger size, size 9, this is a great pattern for older kids. Imagine the many pretty patterned knits that can be used! It’s a unisex pattern and an intermediate level since it’s made for knit fabrics.


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5. Pajama Pants

Here is another beginner-friendly children’s pajama pattern that is available in many sizes. It comes in sizes 6 months to 7 years. Use flannel or woven cotton for these pants. It’s much easier just making pants for your kids then full sets if you’d like an easier project or you have multiple kids.


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6. Pajama Top and Bottom

A classic pajama style for both boys and girls. It only comes in one size, size 4, but could be lengthened to fit taller kids. The pattern recommends flannel or woven cotton, but it’s an intermediate pattern because theres a collar, facing, and button and buttonholes. A confident beginner would be able to make this with extra time and concentration.  


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7. Contrast Tank Set

If you live somewhere warm or your kids run hot-blooded, then these are the pajamas for you. The bright colors are so fun. The pattern comes in sizes 3-4. This is an intermediate pattern since you’d be sewing with knits.


Boxer Pajama Shorts

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8. Boxer Pajama Shorts

Some of you have older kids, so you can’t leave them out. This pattern is drafted in a women’s small, which can fit most teens. Lengthen the shorts for boys to make them more masculine, or lengthen them to the floor for pants. This is a beginner pattern since woven fabric is recommended. Flannel will be warm and cotton wovens will be balmy. 

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Baby Kimono PatternPhoto via Laura TT

9. Baby Kimono Set

Don’t forget the babies! This pattern comes in size 0-3 mos so it’s perfect for the littlest ones. It is such an adorable baby pajama set, and I love these because they’ll make diaper changes so easy. The pattern is for knit fabric, so it’s an intermediate level pattern.

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