Basic Leggings for Girls – Free Pattern and Tutorial!

– knit fabric – less than a yard of 1/2” or 3/4” elastic – a double needle for your sewing machine (if you aren’t using a coverstitch machine)

you’ll need:

I drafted a pattern for you that comes in girl’s sizes 2-12. If you already have a legging pattern that you like or if you need a different size, you can probably follow my instructions with that pattern too.

Prepare the Basic Leggings Pattern Template

Sew the Leg Pieces

If you do have a serger and coverstitch, go ahead and use the coverstitch to  hem the bottom of the leggings now if you like.

Turn the leggings right side out and cut a piece of elastic that fits the child’s waist. If you don’t have the intended child close by, measure the top of the leggings and cut a piece that is 1-2” less.