Banff Fleece Set

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So cozy! The Banff set is perfect for cool nights or lounging around the house on snowy days.

This pattern includes a raglan style top and relaxed-fit pants. The top features a crossover mock neckband and the option of hemming or adding sleeve cuffs or a shirt waistband for a perfect any-time pullover! The pants are straight legged and roomy, with varied front and back rise and a full elastic waist. 

Designed specifically for soft snuggly fleece and can be sewn start to finish in about an hour.

Want more options?? This pattern and the Kokanee pattern have been designed with interchangeable parts! Buy the Bundle to mix & match hoodie and crossover collar, colorblocking and solid pieces, cuffs and pockets.


Recommended Skill Level - Confident Beginner

Seam allowance is 3/8" (1cm) unless stated otherwise in the pattern, and is included in all measurements and pattern pieces.

Required Supplies: sewing machine, needle suitable for fleece fabric (universal 12/80 or 14/90 or stretch recommended), 3/4"-1" elastic for waistband, pins/clips, scissors.

Suggested Fabric:  This pattern is designed to be made with light-medium weight fleece with a minimum of 30% stretch. 
Find out more about fleece fabrics and how to do a Stretch Test (including a downloadable stretch guide) in the Sewing with Fleece Series.

Included in the pattern:
  • Sizes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12.
  • Easy to assemble pattern pieces.
  • Clear and efficiently nested pattern pieces, color coded by size.  All colors also print clearly in black ink.  No layers (individual size printing) on print-at-home or Large Format; Layers ARE included on Projector Files.
  • All measurements in both metric and imperial
  • Body measurements Sizing Guide to help obtain the proper fit for the child. 
  • Specific instructions on blending sizes.
  • Line drawings showing all options.
  • Linked table of contents, for reference and ease of use on digital devices.
  • Fabric requirements for all parts.
  • Full color photo tutorial with specific details (in English only) for each step and illustrations for additional clarity.
  • Hints and tips throughout the tutorial.
  • Summary of steps for quick reference.
  • Modeled photos showing the finished options.

Purchase also includes AO Large Format PDF for copy shop printing, and a separate Projector optimized file.  Print-at-home and Large Format files have nested pattern pieces (no layers); Projector file has layers (ability to turn on and off individual projected sizes).

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  • 5
    Banff Fleece Set

    Posted by Carol on 2022 Jan 6th

    Easy sew and my grandson loves them. What more could I ask for.

  • 5
    Very Happy

    Posted by Laura W. on 2021 Oct 1st

    Okay I really wanted to give this a 4.5 stars but couldn't figure out how. The only reason I would give it a bit less than a 5 is because I felt the sleeves were a little tight. However, that was so easy to adjust. About two inches into my seam as I was sewing down the arm, I switched to a quarter inch seam allowance, and it did the trick. Other than that this pattern is awesome. I really love the detailed instructions and tips and tricks. I have not worked too much with fleece before, and this made it a breeze! Very happy with the product, and my son LOVES it.

  • 5

    Posted by Grace E. on 2021 Mar 2nd

    This pattern is SO fantastic! I immediately made one for each of my three little kids, and they wear them so much. I added appliques to them. I'm looking forward to maybe hacking pockets, zippers, and such onto them.

  • 5
    Great pattern

    Posted by Kristen D. on 2020 Nov 12th

    This is a GREAT pattern for anyone - whether you’re experienced at sewing, or just venturing into clothing for the first time. Working with fleece is low stress and easy to do, while the pattern provides lots of tips and easy to follow instructions. And bonus, my kids love their new jammies!

  • 5
    Love the look

    Posted by Avia S. on 2019 Mar 12th

    Love the look of the pjs!

Banff was the first National Park to be established in Canada, and is located in the Rocky Mountains.  The area now known worldwide as Banff, was home to a number of First Nations peoples for traditional land uses.  Promoted first as a tourist destination for European settlers before shifting toward conservation and protection, Banff has a complicated history, and the process of reconciliation is ongoing.


The scenery is dominated by mountain peaks and turquoise glacier lakes.  Anyone hiking on the kilometers of trails should be watching for grizzly bears, cougars, timber wolves, moose, and bighorn sheep.