Tween PDF Pattern Master List Shorts Patterns

Here are some great shorts patterns for kids, all with tween sizes. This page is updated frequently, so check back often! Some shorts patterns contain affiliate links.

Tween PDF Pattern MasterList | Shorts Patterns


Too Cute Ruched Shorts by Cole’s Creations, size 10/12 girls-XXXL women

Too Cute Ruched Shorts by Cole's Creations | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Designed for woven fabric or stable knits, these shorts can be made with or without ribbon ties and cinched a little or a lot.


Active Classics Everyday Knit Shorts & Pants by Ginger Baby Patterns, 3 mos – 12

Active Classic Everyday Knit Shorts & Pants from Ginger Baby Patterns | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Knit pants with banded leg cuff and elastic waist. Includes pants length option.

Gidget Shorts by Felicity Sewing Patterns, size 2-14

Gidget Shorts by Felicity Sewing Patterns | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Elastic waist bias trim shorts with ruffled bias and bow options.


Girls Chino Shorts by Blaverry, size 9 months-12 years

Girls Chinos by blaverry | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Chino shorts with welt pockets and zip fly.


Everyday Yoga Pant from Greenstyle, size 4-14

Everyday Yoga Pant by Greenstyle | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Knit yoga pants or shorts with a boot cut leg and fold over yoga style waist.


Racerback Crop Tank & Jazz Shorts by TumblenTwirl, 2-14

Jazz Shorts  & Racerback Crop Tank | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Jazz shorts with a crossover waistband. Includes racer back crop top or singlet.


Hampton Shorts by Greenstyle Creations, size 2-14

Hampton Shorts by Greenstyle Creations | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Knit shorts with elastic waist and drawstring. Side seam pockets.


The Summer Sailors by BG Originals, 6 months-12 years

Summer Sailors from BG Originals | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Flat front, elastic back with faux pockets and optional button-sailor details.


Lakeside Cargo Shorts by Ellie Inspired, size 2-12

Lakeside Cargo Shorts from Ellie Inspired | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Cargo shorts with a zippered fly and lots of optional cargo pockets.


Paperbag Shorts by Elle Garrett Designs, 18 months -12

Paperbag Shorts from Elle Garrett Designs | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Basic shorts with paper bag style elastic waist.


Long Beach Board Shorts by Terra’s Treasures, 3 mo-14

Long Beach Board Shorts by Terra's Treasures | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Board shorts have a flat front and elastic back waist with piping detail in the back. Includes an option for a front drawstring.


Sassy Shorts by Ginger Baby Patterns, 12 months- 12 years

Sassy Shorts by GingerBaby Patterns | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Shorts with side seam pockets and elastic waist. Lots of trim options.


Classic Chinos by Peekaboo Patterns, size 3 months-12 years

Classic Chinos from Peekaboo Patterns | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Chinos with welt pockets and zippered fly. Includes pants length option.


Chapters Long Pants / Shorts by Petit Bebe, nb-12 

Chapters Long Pants / Shorts from Petit Bebe Creations| Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Slim fitting elastic waist shorts with curved side seam. Includes pants length option.


Buccaneer BBall Shorts from Patterns for Pirates, 3 mos-16

Buccaneer BBall Shorts from Patterns for Pirates | Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Basketball style shorts with curved or straight legs, panel piping or stripes, and faux or working drawstring waistband.

Gymnastics & Dance Shorts by TumblenTwirl, size 2-14

Gymnastics Shorts pattern by Mountain Ash Design| Tween PDF Shorts Patterns

Mountain Ash Designs (TumblenTwirl on Etsy) has dozens of dance and swim patterns. These shorts would be great for all of the above, or as lounge/sleepwear. Get in my stash!

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Hello. I'm Amy and I'm addicted to sewing. I borderline-hoard fabric, buttons, & patterns. Sometimes I wish I could pile my fabric up on the floor and just roll in it!

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