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Class + Pattern

Learn to Sew: Pajama Pants

Learn basic garment construction skills as you sew pajama pants that look and feel fabulous!


Pattern Mailed to You
Pattern Mailed to You
Online Lessons
Online Lessons

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Butterick 5153 pajama pants pattern - Unisex Adult Sizes S-XL (Please allow up to 14 business days in the US and up to 5 weeks internationally)
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, guide to seam finishes and formulas for optional cuffs
  • Closed captioning available (web only)
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Nicole Vasbinder

Class Overview

Start a beautiful new relationship with sewing and experience the satisfaction of creating your own garments! Join designer and instructor Nicole Vasbinder and take your first steps into garment construction with ample, expert support. During class, you'’ll learn the basic garment skills you need by sewing pajama pants: a fun, simple project that's perfect for beginners. Nicole will guide you step by approachable step through working with the included McCall's pattern, selecting fabric and measuring to choose the correct size. Then, you'’ll discover tips and tricks for cutting out fabric pieces, making simple fit adjustments and transferring any changes to your paper pattern. Plus, find out how to achieve clean seams, easily install an elastic waistband and end the class with techniques to create custom contrasting cuffs that you'’ll love!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
Meet expert sewist Nicole Vasbinder as she highlights the techniques you'll learn to make pajama pants from start to finish. Ease into the process by familiarizing yourself with the info on a pattern envelope. Then, learn how to take accurate size measurements and select the right fabric.
2. Cutting Out Pattern & Fabric
3. Construction
4. Side Seams & Fit Check
5. Waistband
6. Sewing a Hem
7. Adding Contrast Cuffs

Recommended with this class

  • Learn To Sew PJ Pants Kit

Taught by

Nicole Vasbinder
Nicole Vasbinder
Nicole Vasbinder is a sewist and instructor who, over the past decade, has spread the joys of sewing to thousands in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Formerly a designer and merchandiser in the garment industry, she owns and operates a fabric store and modern sewing school, StitchCraft. You can find Nicole’s designs in her books, Sewing Solutions, Sewing Machine Secrets and Super Stitches Sewing.