Children's Rainhaven Overalls - Size Chart and Materials List

Size & Measurements Chart

 Size 6-12m 12-18m 18-24m 3 4 5 6 7 8 10
Child's waist

19"

48.3cm

19.5"

49.5cm

20"

50.8cm

20.5"

52.1cm

21"

53.3cm

21.5"

54.6cm

22"

55.9cm

22.5"

57.1cm

23"

58.4cm

24"

61cm

Child's Hip

19"

48.3cm

20"

50.8cm

21"

53.3cm

22"

56.1cm

23"

58.4cm

24"

61cm

25"

63.5cm

27.5"

69.8cm

28.5"

72.4cm

30"

76.2cm

Child's height

30.5"

78cm

32.5"

83cm

35"

90cm

38"

97cm

41"

105cm

44"

113cm

46"

118cm

51"

129.5cm

53"

134.6cm

57.5"

146cm

Suggested Fabrics

There are a vast array of waterproof fabrics available with many different properties.  These pants are versatile in terms of the fabric used, and can be made in a light to medium weight fabric with no stretch.  We don't recommend using upholstery fabrics.  Look for fabrics that are durable and if possible, breathable.  If the person who is to wear the pants has sensory issues, take the "sound" of the fabric into consideration.  Some fabrics are "crunchier" than others and make more noise when walking. 

Synthetic Fabrics: Nylon, ripstop nylon, parka nylon, aluminium-backed nylon, soft shell, light weight vinyl, PUL (we only recommend experienced sewers use PUL as it can be challenging to sew with).  If using a synthetic fabric, we recommend using 100% polyester thread.  

Natural Fabrics: Oil skin, dry oil skin, regular oil cloth, waxed canvas, waxed cotton, laminated cotton.  When using these types of fabrics, regular seam sealing tape may not stick effectively.  You would need to wax the seams instead for a complete waterproofing, if desired.  

 

Other Supplies & Notions

  • Spool of coordinating 100% polyester thread
  • Elastic - 1" (25mm) wide for straps, 3/4" (20mm) for ankle and stirrup
  • Large safety pin for threading elastic through
  • A pair of 1" (25mm) clip-together buckles.  If you prefer not to use plastic, you could use 1" (25mm) metal D-rings
  • Needles: 80/12 needle for light-weight fabric, 90/14 for medium-weight fabric.  if your machine struggles to get through multiple layers, then use a microtex or denim needle.  

Optional:

  • For sealing seams: seam sealing tape, baking paper (parchment paper), iron and scissors.  If using an oil cloth, then beeswax for sealing.
  • Non-stick (teflon) sewing foot for synthetic fabrics
  • Snaps or hook + loop tape to seal the optional pockets
  • A slider/buckle to keep straps tidy

 

Fabric Requirement Chart

132cm / 52" wide fabric

Fabric Width

 

9-12m

12-18m

18-24m

3

4

5

6

7

8

10

132cm /52”

inches

31.5

35.4

35.4

39.4

39.4

51.2

55.1

59.1

63

70.9

cm

80

90

90

100

100

130

140

150

160

180

ADD for Patches

inches

7.9

7.9

9.8

9.8

9.8

7.9

 7.9

 7.9

 7.9

 7.9

cm

20

20

25

25

25

20

 20

 20

 20

 20

150cm / 59" wide fabric

Fabric Width

 

9-12m

12-18m

18-24m

3

4

5

6

7

8

10

150cm /59”

inches

23.6

31.5

31.5

39.4

39.4

47.2

47.2

51.2

51.2

55.1

cm

60

80

80

100

100

120

120

130

130

140

ADD for Patches

inches

7.9

7.9

7.9

7.9

11.8

11.8

11.8

11.8

11.8

13.8

cm

20

20

20

20

30

30

30

30

30

35

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