Free sewing tutorial and pattern toddler jacket size 2T
* Fabric - 100 cm x 80 cm (40 in x 32 in)
* Batting / wadding - 100 cm x 80 cm (40 x 32 in)
* Fabric - 100 cm x 80 cm (40 in x 32 in) (lining)
* Strip of fabric - 4,5 cm x 300 cm (1,8 in x 120 in) (bias tape)
* 6 Buttons - ⌀ 2 cm (4/5 in)
Instead of batting the fabric yourself it is also possible to buy quilted wadding instead. You can use the quilted wadding for the outside of the jacket or for the lining. The bias tape and the buttons can be chosen in a contrasting color.
Download the free sewing sewing pattern here. The size is approximately from 2 years old until 2,5 years old. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.
Start with batting the fabric for the outside of the jacket. Draw with a aqua trickmarker a horizontal line every 5 - 10 cm (2 - 4 in) on the fabric. Also draw vertical lines every 5 - 10 cm (2 - 4 in). Pin the fabric to the batting and sew together.
In the pattern is no seam allowance included. Keep in general 0,5 cm (0,2 in) seam allowance. Cut the bottom of the jacket, the neckline and the front of the jacket without seam allowance. Also cut bottom of the sleeves without seam allowance.
Cut a left and a right front piece, a back piece and the sleeves out of the quilted wadding and out of the fabric for the lining. Pleace be aware of the direction squares of the quilted wadding.
Start sewing the lining of the jacket: With right sides facing: pin the left and right front piece to the back piece. Sew the sides and the shoulder seams together. Turn right-side out. Pin and sew the sleeves right sides together, into the armholes. With right sides together, fold the sleeves in half. Sew down the entire side. Repeat the steps for the outside of the jacket.
Put the lining into the jacket. Pin down. Sew together. Sew very close to the edge.
Now attach the bias tape. Fold the last 0.5 cm (0.2 in) of the strip of fabric to the inside and sew down. Pin the strip of fabric with the right side of the fabric to the inside of the jacket. Sew together about 0,5 cm (0,2 in) from the edge. Trim, re-fold, and then pin once again to the outside of the jacket. Sew down very close to the outer edge of the bias tape. Repeat these step for the bottom of the sleeves.
Using a ruler, mark where your buttons and buttonholes will go. Stitch the buttonholes. Sew the buttons on properly to make certain that they function well and last for years.
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