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A reflection and result of my experience sewing hundreds of waterproof cloth potty training pants, every step of this DIY is described, illustrated and/or photographed.
If I can do it, you can do it.
You'll get two PDF files after purchase. The Pants Construction Instruction file is an instant download. The Pattern Pieces file will be attached to the email associated with the etsy transaction when information of body measurements of waist, thigh, and rise is provided.
This pattern is for children with thigh round size 10" - 16" and waist 17" - 27".
Information needed from you to deliver this order: your child's thigh round size, waist round size, and rise. Height, weight and age information are optional, but helpful at times.
How to measure: Use a tape ruler measure your child's thigh round size at top of thigh, waist round size just about belly button, and rise from belly button down through the crotch and up to natural back waist, following the conture of the fanny, without diaper or thick clothings on. Leave measurements at check out in "Note From Seller" section. If you missed it, leave them in conversation. I may follow up with you before attaching the Pattern Pieces file if I see measurements may be off.
Inside next to skin lining fabric – cotton flannel, muslin, or micro fleece 1/2 yard
In between absorbent material – 2 towels of micro fiber terry 16” x 16”
waterproof PUL 1/2 yard
Outer print fabric (optional) – flannel 1/2 yard
1/4" washable elastic - 1 yard
One yard fabric can produce 3 - 4 pairs of pants. Always feel free to contact me if you have questions if the materials are right or where to find them.
Major properties of the pants made from this pattern:
They are reusable. If your child is day trained but still wet at night. With these you don't need to throw away one pair disposable pants a night, 30.5 pairs a month, 366 pairs a year, that's about at least $150 dollars, not to mention the waste added to landfill.
With this pattern, they are your bank account and mother earth friendly. You can make as many pairs as you want and your child may use them for several months to a year.
If you have more than one or plan to have more than one child, you can do the math.
They train as your child feels comfortable when they are dry and feels wet therefore not that comfortable if they go potty in them. And yet, the absorbant microfiber draws in water, so your child is not soaked all through the night.
They are waterproof. So they are very parents friendly. Look at the experiment I did with my kid's pants on our couch by pouring water in, not a single spot on sofa. If your child is still heavy night wetter, they may occasionally leak, you may review my shop feedback page: http://www.etsy.com/people/babybayrs/feedback
, look for a review by "bridgetkearns".
Important: You can make as many pairs of pants as you want to use or to give. Please do not share this DIY with anybody else or use it any other way. This is copy right material.
Any questions, convo me please.
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***I love this pattern! They are better than any I've ever bought from a store, and are easy to make, love them. Seller was very helpfu.
***Love the pattern, easy to figure out which parts go where.
***Thanks for the pattern.
***So appreciate your offering the pattern.
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***Thank you! the pattern worked perfectly =)
***Love these training pants! First ones I've found that don't leak AT ALL. Life saver for us because we are anti-disposables :)
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