basic pants : 026

Our basic pants pattern is only as basic as your imagination. But aren't all DIY moms somewhat resourceful? With its two-piece construction, you can make a pair in as many patterns as there are days in the year - talk about a toddler wardrobe!

Size range: 0M - 6T

Skill level: Beginner


  • Knit fabric for legs. We suggest a medium weight fabric. AMOUNT NEEDED- 0.5 yards for sizes 0-3M to 3-6M, 0.75 yards for sizes 6-9M to 3-4T, 1 yard for sizes 4-5T and 5-6T
  • 1.25" wide elastic. AMOUNT NEEDED- 0.5 yards for sizes 0-3M to 18-24M, 0.75 yards for sizes 2-3T to 5-6T


  • Sewing machine
  • Overlock machine / Serger – If you don't own one, you can use a small zig-zag stitch in place of the serged seam.

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Where do I start?

If you've never used a digital pattern, start here. If you've never used a B&T pattern, there is a free pattern here. For an easy sew, the slouch beanie is a great place to start.

What does a pattern contain?

Each pattern is a PDF file with the sewing pattern and tutorial with detailed step-by-step photos and instructions.

When/where will I get my pattern?

The download link is available: 1) instantly on the order summary, 2) the order email, and 3) your account history.

Help! I can no longer find my download link!

If you have an account, check your order history. If you do not have an account, you can request another copy of all your order emails.

What if a pattern gets updated after I download?

You will automatically receive an email notifying you of the update.

What kind of printer do I need?

All patterns are made to print on your home printer on standard Letter or A4 size paper.

What if I don't have a serger?

If you don't have a serger you can substitute serged seams with a small zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine.

Can I sell items made with a pattern?

Yes, with a credit to 'Brindille & Twig Patterns' in your listing or on the tag.

How do I view a PDF file?

PDF (Portable Document Format) files can be viewed with free PDF readers such as Adobe Reader.

Do you have a rewards/loyalty program?

Yes, there is a simple overview here.

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Collections: All, All patterns, Bottoms

Type: PDF pattern

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