These comfy pants are deliciously soft and cosy, perfect for snuggling into as the temperature drops.
I wanted a nice loose fit so that these pants would fit over other clothing as an extra layer for winter. For playing in the snow for example or pulling on after sports activities. I figured using a sewing pattern designed for pyjamas would be a good way to ensure a more relaxed fit.
McCallss 6224 is a nice and easy pattern that I’ve sewn up quite a few times now. It’s lovely in thick fleece like I’m using to sew these pants but I’ve also sewn the shorts and top in quilting cotton which makes nice lightweight pyjama set for summer.
How I Sew Fleecy Dog Pants
All my seams are double stitched for extra strength to stand up to rough and tumble play. They are also are professionally finished with an overlocker, so there’s no raw edges to fray in the wash.
To stitch the crotch seam one pant leg is placed inside the other so that the crotch seam can be accessed nice and easily for a lovely neat finish.
I make a loop of elastic and sew the ends together very securely. This makes the comfortable waist band.
The dogs really pop against the teal background fabric.
Hems are stitched with a twin needle for a really professional finish.
We love these pants for pulling on over shorts after sports lessons. They’re super easy to get on and off and they keep my kids nice and cosy after they’ve been running around.
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