Jaimie Pyjamas Paper Pattern - Tilly and the Buttons


Make your own easy pyjama bottoms or shorts! This is a perfect beginners pattern: you’ll receive a lovely printed package with full-scale pattern sheets and a colour instruction booklet which guides you through each step.

Low rise, relaxed fit with an elasticated waist or optional drawstring make these pyjamas super comfortable!

If you fancy adding pockets to your project, Tilly and the Buttons have a free tutorial and pattern piece.

Designer: Tilly and the Buttons

Skill Level: Beginner

Fabric Suggestions: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, shirting, quilting cotton, flannel, double gauze and viscose (rayon).

Fabric Requirements:

  Sizes 0-3 Sizes 4-6 Sizes 7-10
150cm (60 inches) wide Shorts 1m (1 1/8 yd) 1m (1 1/8 yd) 1m (1 1/8 yd)
Trousers 1.7m (1 7/8 yd) 2.1m (2 3/8 yd) 2.5m (2 3/4 yd)
115cm (45 inches) wide Shorts 1m (1 1/8 yd) 1m (1 1/8 yd) 1m (1 1/8 yd)
Trousers 2.5m (2 3/4 yd) 2.5m (2 3/4 yd) 2.5m (2 3/4 yd)

You Will Need:

  • Matching thread
  • Your low waist measurement in 25mm (1inch) wide elastic (if you can't get hold of any, leave it out and make the drawstring instead)
  • 2 large safety pins
  • Drawstring version: Small scrap of iron-on interfacing
  • Sewing machine and basic tools (including buttonhole foot for drawstring version)