36 FREE Printable Sewing Patterns for Kids, Babies & Toddlers

I’m always looking for free sewing patterns to share with people on my email list (join here for 1 free pattern every Thursday!).

Here are the best printable sewing patterns I’ve found for kids. These are modern and on-trend designs.

For this post I focused on clothes, hats, and accessories. The sizes include babies, toddlers, young kids, and tweens.

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Free patterns for children’s tops

Everyday t-shirt with 3 sleeve lengths

a child wearing a grey and blue striped t-shirt, and free sewing pattern line drawings.
Images courtesy of DIBY.

Download now from DIBY ($0)

  • Sizes: 18-month toddler to 12-year-old child. Regular and slim fit options.
  • Design: crew neck. 3 sleeve lengths: short, 3/4, and full length. Optional chest pocket.
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight knit fabrics. For example, cotton jersey.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and A0 copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

T-shirt with envelope/lap neckline

baby t-shirt with long sleeves, and free sewing pattern line drawings.
Images courtesy of P4P.

Download now from P4P ($0)

  • Sizes: 6 sizes for preemie babies to 12-month-old toddlers.
  • Design: envelope/lap neckline so the top is easy to put on. Short or long sleeves. Optional cuffs on the sleeves. Optional band on the bottom hem.
  • Fabric requirements: 3/8 to 1/2 yard (0.4m – 0.45m) of stretchy knit fabric. This fabric estimate is based on 60″ fabric. Choose light or medium weight fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think this suits people who’ve made clothes before.

T-shirt with drop shoulders

a boy wearing a striped t-shirt, and sewing pattern line drawings of a free short and long sleeved top.
Images courtesy of Misusu.

Download now from Misusu ($0)

  • Sizes: 0 – 3 month baby to 14-year-old child.
  • Design: short or long sleeves. Drop-shoulder style sleeves. 2 necklines. Optional inside neck binding. Patch pocket.
  • Fabric requirements: the designer recommends “light to medium [weight] jersey knits with at least 25% stretch (lycra or elastane). For neckband: Rib knit fabric or jersey lycra.”
  • File format: print-at-home PDF, A0 copy shop file, and a projector file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with illustrations.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

T-shirt with ribbing

toddler boy wearing a grey t-shirt, grey t-shirt with orange pattern, and sewing pattern line drawings.
Images courtesy of Brindille & Twig.

Download now from Brindille & Twig ($0)

  • Sizes: 10 sizes for babies to 6-year-old kids.
  • Design: t-shirt with ribbing along the neckline, hem, and sleeves. Short or long sleeves.
  • Fabric requirements: 0.5 – 0.7 yards (0.45m – 0.7m) of medium weight knit fabric, for example jersey or french terry. 0.13 yards (0.1m) of ribbing. The designer suggests “1×1 rib knit or cotton/lycra jersey for light to medium weight fabrics and a 2×1 rib knit for heavy weight fabrics”
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

Sleeveless wrap top pattern

4 toddlers and children wearing a wrap top, and a sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Twig & Tale.

Download now from Twig & Tale ($0)

  • Sizes: preemie baby to 4-year-old child.
  • Design: A-line shape. Cross-over wrap design. Snap or button closure on the sides. Sleeveless. Dress or tunic length. 1 patch pocket. Lined and reversible. Note: the flutter sleeve is not included in the free pattern. It’s a paid add-on.
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, linen or quilting cotton.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and A0 copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos. There are also 2 video tutorials here.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

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Free patterns for children’s bottoms (pants, leggings, diaper covers)

Pull-on pajama pants with elastic

2 kids wearing pajama pants and holding books, and 3 sewing pattern line drawings for free pants with elastic waistbands.
Images courtesy of P4P.

Download now from P4P ($0)

  • Sizes: 15 sizes for 3-month babies to 14-year-old kids.
  • Design: loose fit. Elastic waistband. No side seams. 3 lengths: short, knee-length, and full-length.
  • Fabric requirements: 3/8 – 2 1/2 yards (0.35m – 2.3m) of light to medium weight woven fabrics. For example, flannel, cotton broadcloth, and poplin.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

PS. I have another post dedicated to 22 pajama sewing patterns for kids.

Footed leggings pattern

a baby wearing green footed leggings, and a sewing pattern line drawing for free footed leggings.
Images courtesy of Makerist.

Download now from Makerist ($0)

  • Sizes: 7 sizes for newborn babies to 18-month toddlers.
  • Design: gentle yoga waistband. No elastic. Non-removable feet.
  • Fabric requirements: 0.35 – 0.55 yards (0.3m – 0.5m). Light to medium weight knit fabrics, like jersey, interlock, french terry, and cotton spandex.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF. The pattern uses 6 pages.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

Leggings with yoga or elastic waistbands

4 girls wearing colorful leggings, and a sewing pattern line drawing for free leggings.
Images courtesy of Sweet Red Poppy.

Download now from Sweet Red Poppy ($0)

  • Sizes: 14 sizes for preemie babies to 7-year-old children.
  • Design: yoga or elastic waistband. The leggings have a lower rise in the front and a higher rise in the back for a better fit.
  • Fabric requirements: 1 yard (0.9m) of light to medium weight knit fabric with 4-way stretch.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

Diaper / nappy cover pattern

a baby wearing a yellow diaper cover, 2 diaper covers, and a printed sewing pattern.
Images courtesy of Made Everyday.

Download now from Made Everyday ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 4 sizes for newborn babies to 24-month toddlers.
  • Design: elastic in the waistband and leg holes. Optional bias binding design.
  • Fabric requirements: lightweight woven fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Note: there are some complaints in the comments about the seam allowance ‘tabs’ being hard to fold and sew. I had the same problem when I used this pattern. If you have this issue too, try cutting off the ‘tabs’.

Video tutorial:

Bummies / diaper cover pattern

a baby wearing a striped diaper cover, 2 green diaper covers, and sewing pattern line drawings.
Images courtesy of Brindille & Twig.

Download now from Brindille & Twig ($0)

  • Sizes: 9 sizes for preemie babies to 3-year-old toddlers.
  • Design: elastic waistband. Optional drawstring. Knit bands or elastic for the hem.
  • Fabric requirements: 0.25 – 0.5 yards (0.2m – 0.45m) of stretchy knit fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and A0 copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics. I would skip the drawstring though for beginners.

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Free sewing patterns for girls dresses

Stretchy dress with lots of add-ons

3 girls wearing purple dresses, and sewing pattern line drawings.
Images courtesy of Sweet Red Poppy.

Download now from Sweet Red Poppy ($0)

  • Sizes: 18 sizes for preemie babies to 12-year-old girls.
  • Design: 2 bodice styles. 5 sleeve styles. 3 skirt options. Optional collar.
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight knit fabric with 4 way stretch and at least 50% stretch. For example, cotton spandex, rayon spandex, french terry, etc.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF, A0 copy shop size, and a projector file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think this suits people who’ve sewn with stretchy fabric and/or made clothes before.

Summer sundress with shoulder ties + matching doll dress

3 girls wearing pink summer dresses with shoulder ties, and a sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Oliver & S and Creative Bug.

Download now from Oliver & S ($0). Watch the FREE video course on Creative Bug.

  • Sizes: 7 sizes from age 2 – 8. Plus a matching dress for an 18″ doll.
  • Design: Loose A-line style. Contrasting yoke. Shoulder ties made from bias binding. Optional ric rac or trim at the front. It’s knee-length; approx. 17″ – 28″ long, depending on what size you make.
  • Fabric requirements: 1 – 1.5 yards (0.9m – 1.4m). Light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, quilting cotton, batiste, lawn, broadcloth, chambray, seersucker, and linen.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with illustrations. This blog post has step-by-step photo instructions.
  • Is this project for beginners? if you buy the bias binding tape, then yes. Making your own bias tape is quite an involved process.

Pinafore dress with criss-cross back

2 girls wearing diy pinafore dresses
Images courtesy of Welcome to the Mouse House.

Download now from Welcome to the Mouse House ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 4 sizes for 12-month toddlers to 4-year-old kids.
  • Design: bib front. Criss-cross straps at the back. Elastic waistband at the back.
  • Fabric requirements: approx. 1 yard (0.9m) of light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, cotton poplin, broadcloth, quilting cotton, etc.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes, but maybe not as your very first project.

Dress with shoulder ties

a toddler wearing a pink dress, a baby wearing a dark dress, and a free sewing pattern line drawing.
Top images by Creative Bug, pattern line drawing by Made by Rae.

Download now from Made by Rae ($0). Watch the video course on Creative Bug.

  • Sizes: 2 sizes for a newborn or 0-3 months baby. The Creative Bug course includes an updated pattern with a toddler size.
  • Design: Round neck. Shoulder ties. No zippers or buttons. Gathered skirt. Optional piping in the waistline.
  • Fabric requirements: 1/2 yard (0.45m) of light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, cotton broadcloth, poplin, and quilting cotton. Plus 1/4 yard (0.2m) for the lining.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with a few photos. Not every step is photographed.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Summer dress with skinny shoulder ties

a child wearing a blue summer dress with shoulder ties, and a free sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Stitched by Crystal.

Download now from Stitched by Crystal ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 5 sizes for children aged 2 – 6.
  • Design: skinny shoulder straps that you tie open/closed. Gathered knee-length skirt. Curved neckline. Elastic in the back bodice. Lined bodice. (note: ‘bodice’ is the upper part of the dress that covers the chest).
  • Fabric requirements: 1.25 yards (1.2m) of lightweight woven fabric. For example, cotton lawn, broadcloth, and quilting cotton.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Sleeveless baby dress with button-up back

cream patterned baby dress with no sleeves, and a free sewing pattern diagram.
Images courtesy of Made by Rae.

Download now from Made by Rae ($0)

  • Sizes: one size for 0 – 3 month babies.
  • Design: round neck. No sleeves. 2 patch pockets. Gathered skirt. Button-up back.
  • Fabric requirements: 2/3 yard (0.6m) of light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, cotton broadcloth, poplin, and quilting cotton.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with some photos. Not every step is photographed.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Wrap dress pattern

a girl wearing a multi-colored wrap dress, and the front and back view of the sewing pattern line drawings.
Images courtesy of Twig & Tale.

Download now from Twig & Tale ($0)

  • Sizes: preemie baby to 4-year-old child.
  • Design: A-line shape. Cross-over wrap design. Snap or button closure on the sides. Sleeveless. Dress or tunic length. 1 patch pocket. Lined and reversible.
  • Fabric requirements: the designer recommends “lightweight linen or cotton for summer, or cosy wool or corduroy for winter.”
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and A0 copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos. There are also 2 video tutorials here.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

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Free rompers & onesie patterns for kids

Onesie / bodysuit for babies & toddlers

A baby wearing a car print onesie, onesie bodysuits on a blue background, and printed sewing patterns.
Images courtesy of Spoonflower.

Download now from Spoonflower ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 5 sizes for 0 – 18 month babies and toddlers.
  • Design: envelope/lap neckline. Snaps at the crotch. Long sleeves.
  • Fabric requirements: 1 yard (0.9m) of light to medium weight knit fabric. For example, cotton spandex.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? yes, in this blog post. There’s also a video tutorial which I’ve featured below.
  • Is this project for beginners? I don’t recommend this as a first project. You’ll need to finish the edges with bands, install snaps, and sew stretchy fabric. I think this project suits people who’ve made clothes before.

Video tutorial:

PS. I have another post dedicated to 22 pajama sewing patterns for kids.

Overall / dungaree pattern

front and back view of a toddler boy wearing dungarees, and a free overalls sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Love Sewing magazine.

Download now from Love Sewing magazine ($0)

  • Sizes: 3 sizes for 6-month babies, 1 and 2-year-old toddlers.
  • Design: adjustable straps with buttons. Front pocket. Snaps used in the inside legs. Bias binding used in the inside legs.
  • Fabric requirements: medium to heavyweight woven fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with illustrations.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think this project suits people who’ve made clothes before. There are lots of steps and techniques involved.

Romper with shoulder snaps & stretch fabric

[left] a toddler wearing a check print romper, [right] red stripey romper on a carpet.
Images courtesy of Peek-a-boo.

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  • Sizes: 10 sizes for preemie babies to 4-year-old kids.
  • Design: shoulder snaps. Partially lined. 2 lengths: short or full-length.
  • Fabric requirements: 1/2 yard to 1 1/4 yards, plus 1/4 – 1/3 yard for the lining. Light to medium weight knit fabric with at least 30% stretch and good recovery.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and A0 copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think this project suits people who’ve made clothes before. You’ll need to learn how to install snaps and sew with stretchy fabric.

Baby romper with buttons & non-stretch fabric

Download now from Melly Sews ($0)

  • Sizes: one size for a 0 – 3 month baby.
  • Design: buttons on the shoulders. Snaps at the crotch.
  • Fabric requirements: 1/2 yard of light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, cotton poplin, broadcloth, and quilting cotton.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? I don’t recommend this as a first project. You’ll need to install snaps.

Free sewing patterns for sets of clothing

Pajama set & sleep dress

A group of children, toddlers, and a baby wearing christmas pajama sets and dresses, and a free sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Ellie & Mac.

Download now from Ellie & Mac ($0)

  • Sizes: 6 month baby – 14 year old child.
  • Design: a sleep gown and 2-piece sleep set (crew neck top with slim-fitting pants).
  • Fabric requirements? light to medium weight knit fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF (it uses 25 pages), A0 print shop file, and a projector file.
  • Instructions included? Yes. Written instructions and a video sewing tutorial.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it suits people who’ve made clothes before.

PS. I have another post dedicated to 22 pajama sewing patterns for kids.


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Free sewing patterns for children’s outerwear

Hooded sweatshirt with piping detail

A toddler boy wearing a hoodie, a grey hoodie with black cuffs, and a free sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Brindille & Twig.

Download now from Brindille & Twig ($0)

  • Sizes: 12 sizes for preemie babies to 6-year-old kids.
  • Design: Lined hood. Raglan sleeves with faux piping design. Cuffed sleeves and hem. Front pocket.
  • Fabric requirements: 0.75 – 1 yard (0.7m – 0.9m) of knit fabric, plus 0.5 yards (0.5m) of knit fabric for the cuffs and lining. The designer suggests “medium weight jersey, interlock or stretchy french terry. Using regular sweatshirt fleece may make it difficult to get over [the] head.” For the cuffs and lining they “like using a medium weight, cotton/elastane blend jersey. A rib knit will work as well.”
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions with photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it suits people who’ve already made clothes before.

Hooded poncho / wearable blanket

a boy wearing a colorful poncho, and sewing pattern line drawings for the free hooded poncho pattern.
Images courtesy of DIBY.

Download now from DIBY ($0)

  • Sizes: 2 sizes for 18-month to 6-year-old kids, and 7-year-old to 12-year-old kids.
  • Design: 2 lengths: knee and lower calf. Round neckline or lined hood. Fully lined and reversible option. Optional oversized kangaroo pocket.
  • Fabric requirements: 1 5/8 – 2 1/8 yards (1.5m – 1.9m) based on 60″ fabric. Medium to heavyweight fleece or knit fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF and A0 copy shop file.
  • Instructions included? the pattern includes printable sewing instructions.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think this suits people who’ve made clothes before. You’ll be working with multiple layers of thick stretchy fabric.

Cross-back apron pattern

a child painting and wearing a colorful cross-back apron, and a sewing pattern line drawing for a free apron.
Images courtesy of Spoonflower.

Download now from Spoonflower ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 5 sizes (XS – XL) for children. Chest measurement: 20β€³ – 37β€³.
  • Design: fully-lined and reversible. Round neck. 1 pocket. Knee-length.
  • Fabric requirement: woven fabric (in other words, non-stretch).
  • File format: print-at-home PDF that uses 18 pages.
  • Instructions included? yes, in this blog post. Plus a video tutorial which I’ve featured below:
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Video tutorial:


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Free patterns for baby accessories (bibs, burpees, shoes…)

Bandana bib

a baby wearing a bandana bib, and a sewing pattern line drawing for a free bib.
Images courtesy of Spoonflower.

Download now from Spoonflower ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 3 sizes for 0-6 months, 6-12 months, and 2-3 years.
  • Design: triangle shaped. Snap closure (you could replace this with a button or velcro).
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight knit fabric, for example cotton jersey.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? yes, in this blog post. There’s also a video tutorial which I’ve featured below.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes, but installing snaps might be frustrating for a first project.

Video tutorial:

Extra-large feeding bib

a baby girl wearing an extra large bib, 3 bibs on a white surface, and a free bib sewing pattern printed out.
Images courtesy of Made Everyday.

Download now from Made Everyday ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: one size for 0-3 years.
  • Design: double or single layer bib. The single-layer version is finished with bias binding. Velcro closure.
  • Fabric requirements: the designer suggests “standard cotton, knits, laminated cotton, diaper rags, terry cloth (towels)”.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Burpee / burp cloth in 3 styles

Download now from Treasurie ($0). Read the sewing tutorial.

  • Design: 3 design options: rectangle, one-sided contoured version, and a double-sided contoured version.
  • Fabric requirements: 1/4 yard (0.2m) of quilting cotton for the top layer and 1/4 yard (0.2m) terry toweling for the bottom layer. Towels and flannel are an alternative.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF. It uses 3 pages.
  • Instructions included? yes, in this blog post. There’s also a video tutorial which I’ve featured above.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Fabric baby shoes with elastic

lots of fabric baby shoes in a circle, and a free printable sewing pattern.
Images courtesy of Spoonflower.

Download now from Spoonflower ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: 5 sizes for newborn babies to 15-month toddlers.
  • Design: 3 layers of fabric. Elastic in the back.
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight woven fabrics like cotton poplin, or knit fabrics.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

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Free patterns for kids hair accessories & hats

Scrunchie pattern with an optional bow

floral and check print scrunchies, and a sewing pattern line drawing for a free scrunchie with bunny ear bows.

Download now from Threads Monthly ($0)

  • Sizes: one size.
  • Design: medium size scrunchie with optional bunny ear bows.
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight woven fabric. For example, cotton broadcloth or quilting cotton.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Instructions included? yes, in this blog post. A video tutorial is also included.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Flat headband in 2 widths

a mannequin wearing wide headbands, and a printed headband sewing pattern.

Download now from Threads Monthly ($0)

This headband tutorial and pattern is based on professionally-made ones. I studied 7 headbands from stores to figure this out. Now you can copy $5 – $15 headbands for a fraction of the price!

  • Sizes: 8 sizes for 1-year-old toddlers to XL adults.
  • Design: a flat design in 2 widths (wide and extra wide). Elastic at the back.
  • Fabric requirements: lightweight stretchy knit fabric. For example, cotton single jersey, viscose jersey, polyester interlock jersey, etc.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

Twist headband

purple twist headband on a white surface and then worn by a mannequin.

Download now from Threads Monthly ($0)

This headband tutorial and pattern is based on professionally-made ones. I bought and took apart 2 twist headbands to figure this out. Now you can copy how many stores make headbands for a fraction of the price!

  • Sizes: 8 sizes for 1-year-old toddlers to XL adults.
  • Design: a twisted knot in the middle. Elastic at the back. It’s not very wide and the twisted knot is small and subtle.
  • Fabric requirements: lightweight stretchy knit fabric. For example, cotton single jersey, viscose jersey, polyester interlock jersey, etc.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

PS. I have another post dedicated to 24+ DIY headband patterns and tutorials.

6-panel sun hat pattern

a 6-panel sun hat sewing pattern line drawing, and 4 children and babies wearing colorful sun hats.
Images courtesy of Twig & Tale.

Download now from Twig & Tale ($0)

  • Sizes: 11 sizes for preemie babies to large adults.
  • Design: fully lined and reversible hat. 6 panels, so it’s scrap fabric friendly. Quite a wide brim for sun protection.
  • Fabric requirements: 10 – 12″ of fabric (25cm – 30cm). Medium to heavyweight woven fabric. For example, quilting cotton, denim, or linen.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF, A0 copy shop file, and a projector file.
  • Instructions included? yes, a photo tutorial is included with the printable pattern. Here’s how to add a chin strap for babies and toddlers.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes.

Reversible bucket hat with narrow & wide brim

a child wearing a blue and pink reversible bucket hat.
Images courtesy of Snaply Magazin.

Download now from Snaply Magazin ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

Note: the pattern and instructions are written in German. The Google Translate option in my Chrome browser did a great job of translating it into English.

  • Sizes: 5 sizes to fit a child’s head.
  • Design: fully lined and reversible. 2 brim options: wide and narrow. The brim has lines of topstitching. Optional eyelets for ventilation.
  • Fabric requirements: medium to heavyweight woven fabric.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF. It uses 4 pages.
  • Instructions included? The sewing instructions are in this blog post. It has good step-by-step photos.
  • Is this project for beginners? yes, if you skip the eyelets.

PS. I have another post dedicated to 14+ bucket hat sewing patterns for all ages.

Stretchy top knot baby hat

white and blue top knot baby hats, and a sewing pattern line drawing.
Images courtesy of Sweet Red Poppy.

Download now from Sweet Red Poppy ($0)

  • Sizes: 6 sizes for newborn babies to 2-year-old toddlers.
  • Design: bottom band. Double or single knot option.
  • Fabric requirements: the designer recommends “medium-weight knit fabric with a content of 95% Cotton, 5% Lycra/Spandex”
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.

Video tutorial:

Slouchy beanie hat pattern

3 children wearing slouchy beanie hats
Images courtesy of P4P.

Download now from P4P ($0). Read the sewing instructions.

  • Sizes: toddlers, children, and adults. The head circumference measurements are 17″ – 24β€³.
  • Design: bottom band. Excess fabric at the back for a slouchy look.
  • Fabric requirements: light to medium weight knit fabrics. For example, cotton or viscose jersey.
  • File format: print-at-home PDF.
  • Is this project for beginners? I think it’s a good first project for stretch fabrics.