Sweatpants may not be glamorous, but they are my wardrobe staple. There is nothing like getting comfy in a good pair of sweatpants! The Wilbur Sweatpants are a traditional relaxed fit pants made for sweatshirt or regular fleece (you can also use other stable fabrics such as ponte or french terry). You can even make them as shorts!
Our basics line tutorial focuses on extra thorough step-by-step instructions with computer drawn graphics AND photographs for each step as well as VIDEOS to guide you in learning the more difficult steps. This pattern is absolutely perfect for a beginner to gain and practice basic skills as well for more seasoned sewists who want a quick sew for wardrobe staples.
The Wilbur Sweatpants feature:
- PDF pattern and separate tutorial for knit fabrics with little to no stretch
- 0-3 months – 14 years sizing based on our kids’ size chart (see last image)
- Shorts or pants
- Shorts option is hemmed. Pants options has hemmed, cuffed, or encased elastic finishing options.
- Optional drawstring and side seam pocket options
This listing is for a downloaded PDF sewing pattern, NOT a finished product. Your download should immediately pop up after purchasing, but you can also log into your account at any time and download the package again. Your downloads will include a professionally drawn pattern with trimless pages (now with diamond corner markers) and layers.
The pattern pieces included are formatted for 8.5×11, A4 (typically outside of the US), and A0 printers. Please remember to NOT use the A4 pattern unless you are located outside of the US and own an A4 printer and A4 paper. The A0 pattern is specifically designed for large format printing. You have permission from 5 out of 4 Patterns to have this pattern printed at your local copy shop.
The separate tutorial download includes hyperlinks to help you navigate to whichever options you’re interested in doing. It also includes professionally drawn images for each tutorial step as well as pictures for steps that might be a little tricky. We take great pains to make the tutorial as clear as possible! We’ve even included links to our YouTube channel, where you can find video tutorials on certain steps.
The Wilbur pattern includes sizes 0-3 months-14y. The size chart and fabric requirements are listed in the last image. Want to make matching sweatpants with loved ones? Check out Fern and Henry! Don’t forget you can save more by buying the bundle! You can get Fern and Henry, Henry and Wilbur, Fern and Wilbur, or Fern, Henry and Wilbur!