Crafty Sew & So Patterns Crafty Sew & So Frill PJ Shorts PDF Pattern

Make fun PJ shorts with a cute frill hem with this simple to use pattern perfect for beginners.   PJ shorts are the ideal first dressmaking project as they take up very little fabric, have few fitting challenges and look super cute! They can be whipped up in a few hours for a quick win!

Includes size XS-XXL.

Check out the step-by-step sew-along tutorial over on our blog


Suitable Fabrics:

Beginners: Cotton lawn, cotton poplin, quilting cotton, brushed cotton/winceyette

More experienced: Seersucker, gingham, jersey, satin.


Body Measurements

Waist  Hip 
cm Inches cm Inches
XS 70 28 90 36
S 76 30 100 40
M 84 33 110 44
L 98 39 120 48
XL 110 34 130 52



Fabric Requirements in Metres:

110cm/45” or 150cm/60” wide fabric: 1.25cm (size XXL requires min. 140cm/55” wide fabric)

Elastic- same as waist measurement in 2.5cm/1” wide elastic

Optional: 75cm ribbon for waist embellishment

* Fabric layout allows for nap/one-way design, plaids or stripes


When you download this pattern you will receive a zip file with a A0 and A4 printable attached to print at home. The basic instructions are included in the PDF, and for more help, plus step by step photographs, head to our blog.

You can also order a printed paper copy, which we will post out to you.

Take a look at our PDF printing guide for help printing your pattern at home. 

 Happy Sewing!

Size guide