This Doll Basic Pants Pattern is quick to sew. You can make coordinating pants for your little one and her doll! This pattern will fit and 18 inch or an American Girl doll.
You will need the following:
A printed out version of the .pdf pattern
1/3 yard fleece
9 inches of 1/4 inch elastic
Sewing Essentials (scissors, pins, etc.)
Download the Pattern Here, tutorial below:
Video tutorial here, written below:
Doll Basic Pants Pattern Tutorial
Step 1 – Assemble the pattern and cut out pieces
You can find instructions on how to assemble the pattern here
You will be cutting two of the pattern – so on folded cloth cut out the pattern.
Tip: It’s really easy to make multiple pants at the same time. So cut out all the pants at once – you’ll save time.
Step 2 – Pin and sew each pant leg
Taking each piece you just cut fold right sides together and pin up pant leg to the point of where it begins to curve. Sew each piece using a .25 inch seam.
Step 3 – Pin pants together and sew
Turn one pant leg right side out and stuff down into inside out pant leg. Line up seams and pin together. Sew. Sew additional reinforcement in crotch area if desired.
Step 4 – Thread elastic and finish
Turn the waistband down .5 inches. Pin. Using a medium zigzag sew along edge of waist starting at a seam and stopping 1 inch short of completing the seam.
Using a safety pin pinned on one end of the elastic – thread the elastic through the waistband (taking care to keep the other end exposed). Sew elastic Ends together. Sew opening closed. Trim thread and turn right side out Voila