Hi all! Have you guys been seeing these cute harem pants everywhere!? My instagram feed is just full of these cute toddlers in THE cutest harem pants or MC Hammer pants as my husband calls them. The jury is still out on if he likes them but I LOVE them and am planning on making a TON more! Sorry babe!
Now I am NOT a seamstress by any means. I sort of just winged it. I started by getting a yard of knit fabric and measured around some of his other pants and adding two inches. I cut the crotch on the fold of the fabric. I then cut out another one and laid them right sides together. I sewed along the crotch and both sides of the legs. I then turned them right side out. I got another strip of fabric about 12 inches long and 5 inches wide to make the waist band, I sewed the 2 sides together to make it a loop. You could always add some elastic at this point but I liked the idea of a sort of yoga pant top. I started to gather one side of the pants and pined them to the waistband and went all the way around. Make sure your gathers are even on the back and front of the pants. This is the trickiest part. All I did then was to cuff the bottoms and I tried them on my little guy. The legs were a little fatter then I wanted them so I went in another inch around the crotch and that made it tons better.
They look super comfy and how cute would they be for a little baby girl or even a big girl! My twins are wanting some, too. If you make some of your own please come back and share!!