These are the cargo pants. I love how versatile and practical they are. Easy for the kids to wear and comfortable. They can be made in different fabrics and change the final outfit completely.Enjoy this pattern and let me know what you think.As always, if you want to share this material, please refer to the website to your friends and relatives; in that way, I can keep creating new free patterns and tutorials 🙂
Printing instructions:This printable PDF pattern is assembled with 0.005 inch border (0.01 cm) for the pages, so it must be overlapped in order to get the correct size.They are on letter size paper.To print this pattern, go the PDF document. Select FILE — PRINT. Here look for PAGE SIZING AND HANDLING and choose POSTER. This will make the pages to overlap by 0.005 inch. Press PRINT.Wait until all the pages are printed before taking them from the printer; it will make it easier to assemble.
When finished printing, place the pages as the layout below. Then use tape to put them together. Now cut the pieces.
This will be the layout of the pattern:
Sometimes, there are problems with the printing process and the patterns come in the wrong size (a little bit smaller).
To avoid this, check the 1 inch square at the top left of the first page. It will help you to see if the patterns are the correct size.
The PDF pattern comes in sizes 1 to 8 years; it is color-coded and easy to cut.
The colors for each size are:
1 year: black
2 years: red
3 years: green
4 years: blue
5 years: orange
6 years: purple
7 years: yellow
8 years: pink
This pattern comes with a 5/8 inch seam allowance, unless indicated otherwise.
1. Printed pattern
5. 2 safety pins
6. 2 yards of contrasting bias tape.
7. 3/4 inch elastic
Fabric: Light and medium weight fabrics such as cotton and linen.
FREE SEWING PATTERN: The cargo pants
I would recommend using your patterns in order to calculate the amount of fabric you will need. I used 1 yard for the main fabric (size 1), then 1/2 for the waistband..
Not sure about the measurements? Check this body size chart to get a better idea.