The little pants are very, very easy and quick and could be resized to fit all sorts of dolls. It’s a fun hand sewing project or if you like you can sew them on the machine. In case you want to make one million pairs of tiny pants.
He looks so happy! Happy to be getting pants. Little pants, just for him. It’s time to make the lambs and get pants on them. I’ve made you a simple pattern for little pants. The lamb is made from the mr. socks sewing pattern with these modifications. Mr. socks could wear pants too if he felt like it (you know how cats are…) but you would need to leave an opening in the back seam to accommodate his tail.
Click here to download the template.
You will also need – cotton, a basic hand sewing kit, embroidery thread and needle and a little button.
Cut 2 pants pieces, cut the top and bottom edges with pinking shears. Mark the seam lines lightly on one piece, pin right sides together and sew just the curved seams.
Open the pants so the curved seams you just sewed are in the center. Pin the legs together and sew the straight leg seams.Trim the leg seam allowance with pinking shears.
Fold the top edge over about 1/4 inch (try the pants on your doll for a perfect fit). Stitch the folded over top with small neat stitches. Fold up the leg bottoms and hem.
Add a draw string of embroidery thread – stitch through the top folded edge – leave the ends hanging. Add a button in the center. Pull the strings to gather and wind around the button clockwise to hold. You’ve got little pants!
Wearing pants and feeling good about it.
Add the free felt jacket and free felt hat patterns (larger sizes for both) and you have a fully outfitted lamb!
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Wondering if you found a small doll size pinking shear? If so can you share where to get them. I have a pair of regular size ones but they are hard to use on such tiny pants. Love the pants pattern and the directions for making the lamb! Thank you!
Hi Rayleen – nope – just regular pinking shears. Thank you!
Thank you Ann! You are so generous with your free patterns & so helpful. Pants are always a problem for me for little dolls. I really appreciate you & look forward to your emails. Take care! Kathie
He looks so smug with his new pants and coat! Love the tiny embroidery on felt; one of my favorite things to do 🙂
I am rather envious of those striped pants. I do like a striped pant. Your weekly-ish newsletter is a joy and I always look forward to it.
Adore this, thnx so much for sharing
Second Annual Scrap Festival!!!!!!! I am excited! tell me more. I have a treasury of fabric scraps
and vintage lace/linens. I make quilts so there are a plenitude of scraps from that.
Has there ever been an exchange of scraps with Ann Wood fans?
I now have most of the patterns that are in booklet form and am like a dragon on its hoard of gold contemplating what to do first!
Thank you so much for what you do! I found your owl in a layout of an old issue of Selvedge magazine and didn’t realize till a few years later who you were till I saw the FB post that Mister Finch did of your cardboard horses. Cheers!
Yes, I would love a swap of scraps or any kind of fabrics! count me in!
So much fun to do a swap! I’m on the west coast of Canada, however…
Hi Ann, I just discovered you and your precious site. I am looking forward to getting some of your patterns and kits. I love your little dishes too! I can’t wait to make some new little friends.
As I do my lundry and put it through the drier, I feel a pang of creativity as I dispose of the multi-colored fuzz I dispose of frpm my drier. I know there are things to do with this waste product. Please tell us, if you know.