Big Butt Baby Pants Sewing Pattern PDF



PLEASE NOTE: this pattern is a digital (PDF) sewing pattern. More info.

These pants feature a rear panel with lots of room for diapered bottoms! They are designed to fit over cloth diapers but work great over disposable diapers too. Variations include a ruffled rear panel and fold-over cuffs.

inspiration & resources: visit the Big Butt Baby Pants Page on my blog!

recommended fabrics: woven fabric such as quilting cotton, linen, flannel, corduroy, lawn, or twill. (see materials list below) 

sizes: six sizes, newborn to 2T.

file includes: full-sized pattern pieces (including seam allowances) in print-at-home format.


  • 3/4 yard woven fabric (2/3 yard needed for 6-12 months; 1/2 yard needed for 0-3 and 3-6 month sizes)
  • 1/2″ elastic for waistband
  • marking pen
  • safety pin or bodkin
  • Optional: 1/4 yard of contrasting fabric for rear panel and cuff