Diaper Pattern Reviews
Free patterns are a great way to try your hand at diaper sewing!  Many sites offer patterns, instructions, and tutorials that can help you get started. Do you have a FREE Cloth Diaper Pattern you'd like listed here?  Please email us at diaperpatternreviews@gmail.com!
 
Diapers
 
Bramblestitches- Downloadable pattern for a front close fitted style diaper.  No instructions are included, so you may have to have some basic knowledge of diaper sewing.
 
Celtic Cloths All in One- Printable all in one pattern, plus a photo tutorial and written instructions.
 
Chloe Toes- free side snapping diaper cover pattern and instructions
 
Cloth Diaper Sewing Blog- This informative blog has printable patterns, as well as instructions and photo tutorials for almost any style diaper you could want to make!
 
Darling Diapers- Free newborn sized pattern that can even be used to make items for sale.
 
Ditto Daddy- Two free training pants patterns for your transitioning little one!
EasterBunz Training Pants- Side snapping training pants bound with FOE.  Downloadable PDF pattern and easy to follow photo tutorial.
 
Goodness Gracious Fitted and Trainers- Free downloadable patterns and instructions for both a fitted diaper and side snapping trainers.
 
Katrina's Sew Quick Soaker Pattern- An easy sew pull on style cover that can be used with fleece, wool interlock or recyled wool sweaters.
 
Little Comet Tails- Pattern add ons and tutorials designed to go with the popular Little Comet Tails patterns, but still useful for other patterns.  Also includes her "Not So Flat Wrap" pattern which can be downloaded for free.
The MatNap- A one size, super fast sewing fitted made from beach towels and fastened with Snappis.  One towel will yield three diapers!
 
Rita's Rump Pocket- A true classic.  This pattern for a fitted diaper is closed with pins, and can be folded down to fit from babies to toddlers.  Lots of alterations also listed.  PDF download.
 
The Nappy Network-  Our friends down under love diaper sewing just as much as we do!  Lots of free patterns including the Wee Weka, Shar's and PaddyPants.  Lots of tutorials and resources as well.
 
Tutorials
 
Boise Cloth Diapers- Free tutorial to make a wool wrap cover from reclaimed clothing.  Includes great instructions to make your own wool binding and attach the elastic within the binding.  You will need your own pattern for this, but worth it when you're ready to try something new!
 
Celtic Cloths All in One- Printable all in one pattern, plus a photo tutorial and written instructions.
 
Cloth Diaper Sewing Blog- This informative blog has printable patterns, as well as instructions and photo tutorials for almost any style diaper you could want to make!
 
Diaper Cover Pattern Photo TutorialGrab yourself some scissors, a ruler, paper and some tupperware lids and draft your own diaper cover pattern!  Designed to be sewn with FOE.
 
Diana's Journal- Lots of pictures and instructions to sew a basic front hook and loop closure fitted diaper with a sewn in style soaker. 
 
DiaperSewing.com- An older site, and a classic!  Lots of great picture tutorials using various patterns. 
 
Dutch Girl Diary Blog- Use a paper bag and some tupperware lids, plus just a bit of math.  This tutorial is comprehensive and full of pictures.
 
Fern and Faerie- There's nothing more economical than diapers made from old tee shirts.  These are pretty adorable too, and a great to put hubby's old school tees to use.
 
Heartland Fleece Pull Up Diaper Cover- Written tutorial with photos, no pattern is included so you will need to find one or use another tutorial to make your own pattern.
 
Inca's T Shaped Diaper-  A simple turned and topstitched fitted closed with pins. 
 
Karen's Fleece Pockets- Simple and quick fleece sleeve you can stuff with a prefold and then lay in a cover so baby's skin stays dry.
 
Little Comet Tails- Pattern add ons and tutorials designed to go with the popular Little Comet Tails patterns, but still useful for other patterns.  Also includes her "Not So Flat Wrap" pattern which can be downloaded for free.
 
Nappy Network Pocket Nappy- Front snap pocket diaper tutorial with lots of pictures.  No pattern included.
 
Nevada Midwife- Instructions only for sewing cloth diapers from recycled clothing.
 
Pocket Style Diaper- Includes a rough drawing with measurements, and written instructions for sewing a pocket style diaper with snaps or hook and loop.  You may need some basic diaper sewing skills to try this one.
 
Pocket Diaper Tutorial- Tutorial with lots of pictures, you'll need to make your own pattern for this.
 
Poo Pockets Pocket Diaper Conversion Tutorial- This tutorial is designed to convert a Poo Pockets fitted diaper to a pocket diaper.  Could be used for any pattern with a little creativity.
 
Song Shirah Training Pants- Lots of pictures and a graph pattern to help you create your own fleece outer pull up training pants.
 
The Peaceful Peacock- A three step tutorial with instructions to draft your own pattern, cut out your pieces, and then sew your diaper.  A purchase pattern is available if you aren't feeling the love of pattern drafting.
 
Very Baby- Tutorials for all Very Baby Patterns, plus lots of info and resources for other patterns.  A great resource!
 
Misc
 
twelve22- Make a zippered wetbag with a print outer and hidden PUL inner.
 
Zany Zebra Designs Wipes Tutorial- Instructions for wipes, from easy to semi challenging.