Sanity Saving Training Pants PDF Pattern



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Make potty training a little bit easier on you both with the Sew Can Do Sanity Saving Training Pant Pattern!

This PDF pattern is for making a customizable leak-proof training pant for toddlers. Besides getting a custom fit to your child's own unique leg and waist size, you can select favorite color/print combinations for inner & outer fabrics, elastic and closures - you can even add a fun backside applique that won't leave any seam holes!

This design offers the key features parents & kids need for successful training:

- Pull-up style, easy open sides (different from a diaper, but easy to remove for quick cleaning)
- Sides can have snap or velcro options
- Waterproof outer fabric to prevent leaks or blowouts
- "Feels wet" lining to help kids recognize accidents right away
- Custom sized, elasticized waist & legholes for a breathable, but snug fit
- Pocket opening at back for using inserts & adjusting absorbency to child's needs as he/she learns
- Instruction for adding an optional decorative applique embellishment to the backside

Pattern includes detailed instructions, with color photos, supply source list and helpful sewing tips.

Materials: Requires 20" x 20" (aka diaper cuts) of PUL and flannel fabric, fold-over-elastic (FOE) & plastic snaps/velcro and basic sewing notions.

Sizing: Sanity Saver Training Pants will fit most children approximately 2-5 yrs (up to 25 inch waist and 14 inch thigh width, 22 - 35lbs). As toddler body types and shapes can be very different, this pattern offers the ability to customize the length of the elastic of the legs and waist to better fit your child's own unique size.

Recommended Sewing Skill level for this pattern is intermediate. A beginner may want to practice sewing with PUL and FOE before starting this pattern.

The Sanity Saving Training Pant pattern is copyrighted by Sew Can Do. This pattern is for personal use only and may not be sold, copied or otherwise distributed to others. If you would like to sell completed Sanity Saving Training Pants, please convo me for my one-time fee, cottage-industry licensing information.

This listing is for a digital PDF pattern only. Completed training pants are not included with this listing.

Since this is a digital pattern, all sales are final. There is no refund or exchange available with this product.

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662 reviews

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4 out of 5 stars

Great pattern; however, printed a little larger than the 1" block even on actual size. I was able to shrink it to 95% and it printed to the 1". I did print it one step smaller as my grandson is very slim for an 18 month toddler. I went to 90% and it worked perfectly.

vlihli Mar 27, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

This is an easy to follow pattern. I was trying to guess at how to make these before buying and finally just gave up. This pattern made the job so much easier. Thanks!

lrwhitney Jul 12, 2015

3 out of 5 stars

Conforms to the description but the finished product, even if easy to make, is not worth making. Very amateurish.

On the other hand, the step by step is very well done.

4 out of 5 stars

good boss to start, for my part, I modified it a little, however I find that the instructions regarding the foe would be to be revised slightly for a person who starts.

Isabelle Pinette Jun 7, 2017

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