Swim Diaper and Trainer Patterns
Swim Diaper Patterns are used to make re-usable swim diapers for infants and toddlers. See our article on swim diapers here. Even families that do not use cloth diapers like swim diapers, and re-usable swim diapers cost a lot less than the disposable version. Swim diapers make a great gift!
Trainers are similar to a swim diaper. Trainers have a little absorbent material inside, but otherwise trainers are mainly a waterproof shell to help protect clothing in case of an accident. A trainer should be easy for a child to pull up and down, as the child is learning to use the toilet.
Swim Diaper Patterns and Trainer Patterns
Aquarius Swimmer Swim Diaper Tutorial. Note: one layer of PUL fabric works just fine for swim diapers, and no hidden layer is needed as suggested here.
Darling Diaper--PDF Unlimited pattern (fitted, AIO, Covers, pockets), Training pants. Similar to Simplex.
Mama Can Do It One Size Training Pants & Swim Diaper Pattern--PDF This pattern makes a one size training pants & swim diaper for babies 15-35 lbs. It has side snaps or touch tape. Fits like disposables!
Sew Can Do Sanity Saving Training Pants--PDF This pattern makes a toddler training pant that is leak-proof, allows for customizing of waist & leg size, has a back pocket opening for adding inserts.
Wee Weka Trainers and Knickers - similar to Thirsties Duo
More Resources at Diaper Sewing Supplies
Cloth Diaper Patterns (all styles)
Free Cloth Diaper Patterns (all styles)