The Slim Fit Cargo – Childs Cargo Pants Sewing Pattern

(10 customer reviews)

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  • A bang-on-trend trousers sewing pattern
  • Slim-fit design
  • Easy dressing with a simple pull-up design (no zip)
  • Optional back and thigh pockets for the cargo look
  • Optional ankle slit
  • Features an adjustable elasticated waistband and a faux fly
  • Suitable for stretch wovens and some knit fabrics
  • Perfect for advanced beginner to intermediate sewistas
  • Pattern pieces and full tutorials with step-by-step instructions
  • Unisex childs’ newborn to 12 years sizing
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Pockets are important. We need pockets for all the things and this cargo pants sewing pattern is all about the pockets!

Pockets! Glorious pockets for storing treasures and sweets! This childs cargo pants sewing pattern is all about the pockets.

The slim-fit design is super cool and practical, and will teach you a few new techniques while sewing up some trendy trousers for the kidlets. And even better, it’s unisex so it’s perfect for boys and girls.

Gallery – See images from Instagram below. Or view our full tester galleries on our Facebook page here: Slim Fit Cargos

Skill Level – Advanced Beginner to Intermediate

Sizes – Pattern includes girls’ sizes newborn to 12 years. See the size chart in the gallery above.

Options – Rear and thigh pockets

Fabrics – Suitable for wovens with a 30% stretch. However, more stable knits (also with 30% stretch) can be used for trousers with a bit more movement. See the fabric requirements in the gallery above for yardage. A serger/ overlocker is optional but NOT required.

Format – This trim-free pattern is a downloadable PDF and comes in A4 or US letter printable sizes. An A0 format (pattern pieces only) is also included should you wish to have your pattern printed professionally. PDF Layers allow you to select and print only the size/s you want.

Reviews (10)

10 reviews for The Slim Fit Cargo – Childs Cargo Pants Sewing Pattern

  1. Amanda

    Great pattern that’s easy to follow and has lots of details, love the faux fly for kids. Definitely make a muslin and follow fit instructions and you can have some great fitting jeans!!

  2. Lisa Lazenby

    We usually struggle to find pants for my tall and narrow daughter so these Slim Fit Cargos were a perfect match for her! The details on this pattern make for a great pair of pants and the instructions for completing them were excellent. I like the faux fly option and the side pockets!

  3. Jess Boaz-Head

    This is such a unique and trendy pattern! The functionality of cargo pants with the modern look of slim fitting pants! Lovely pattern.

  4. Elyse Clarke

    I was so excited to try these! I went with a stretch denim and left off the optimal cargo pockets for some really cute skinny jeans. The instructions get you through the ‘scary’ bits for a great result. I especially love the fake fly.

  5. Kristen Wilson

    Love these trendy pants. So comfy and stylish for any season

  6. Anusha Krishnamurthy

    Pattern is well written even a beginner can do it . Comfortable and brilliant fit . Love the elastic and faux fly for the kids sizes .

  7. Beth Partain

    Great pattern. Thank you so much for the “Boy” option. He loves them and as you can see from the size it is very hard to find pants to fit him. I will be making more.

  8. Yulia Shikhova Korinnyi

    I love when stylish clothes are also super comfy. It is very easy to make and stand out from all my daughters boring long sleeve tops.

  9. Karla Holmes

    I made this pattern for my 4 year old boy out of some stretch denim. And, it turned out so cute. I love that Rebecca Page’s instructions are so detailed that even though I haven’t made a lot of pants before this one came together so good. I recommend this to anyone who is looking for slim fitting pants for their kids.

  10. Maxyne Jacques

    I really liked to sew this pattern. It’s easy to achieve, I did it in an evening. The instructions are easy to understand and well illustrated.

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