How to Make Drawstring Pajama Pants | OFS Maker’s Mill
Clara demonstrates how to make pajama pants from a fun cotton print using an existing pair of pajamas as a pattern. Printable PDF instructions are now available! Sign up for our mailing list to receive them in your inbox.
How do you sew a drawstring waistband?
Creating a Drawstring
- Fold raw edges in 3/8″ (1 cm) on each end (short sides) to the wrong side, then fold in half length-wise and press.
- Fold raw edges in towards centerfold.
How do you hand sew pajama pants?
Simply use an existing pair of pajama pants to sew pajama pants without the need for a pattern.
- Fold a pair of pajama pants in half and lay the fold of the pants on the fold of the fabric.
- Pull the crotch area out a little to make it pointy.
How do you put pockets in pajama pants?
How to Make Your Pajama Pants Have a Pocket
- Step 1: Get Ready. Something about me: I despise pajama tops.
- Step 2: Cut Out the Fabric for the Pockets. First, you’ll need a pocket pattern.
- Step 3: Sew the Pocket Pieces Together.
- Step 4: Cut a Hole in Your Pants – No Going Back.
- Step 5: Get Ready to Sew.
How much material do I need to make pajama pants?
Fabric (approximately 1/2 yard for small children, 1 yard for older children, and up to 2 yards for an adult) – The amount will vary depending on the size of the person you are making these pajamas for. First, find a pair of pants that currently fit the person you are making these pajamas for.
How do you tighten your waist without sewing?
Pull your pants up and fold them inwards, holding them on both sides at the top of your waist; if the pants aren’t too loose, this will help them fit around your waist comfortably.
How can I make my sweatpants tighter without sewing?
Sweatpants Shrink in the Washing Machine
- Put your sweatpants in the washing machine on the hottest setting.
- Then, set the washer to the longest wash cycle.
- Once the cycle is finished, remove your sweatpants and place them in the dryer on the hottest setting and longest drying cycle.
Do you need a pattern to sew?
One of the best places to start is with your own wardrobe. Take a close look at your favorite outfits and, if possible, disassemble them to see exactly how they’re put together, and use the pieces as guides for cutting your own.