Hi all! My wonderful husband surprised me with a sewing machine for Christmas (with an adorable sewing table--that man knows my taste!) So, I've been on a bit of a sewing frenzy. A week ago I'd never made a stitch, but I'm happy with what I've done so far.
I'd eventually love to make my own clothes (I have major fitting issues with store-bought clothes--it's very frustrating). Until I reach that point, I immediately thought of aprons! I absolutely love aprons and have too many already, but they are a great way to practice.
I drafted both of these myself. I find half-aprons much more comfortable than full ones, so that's what I made!
Excuse the derriere
Besides a few pillows and a simple totebag, this is the first thing I sewed. I didn't plan well and decided to cover up my messy seam with rickrack (which works for me because I love rickrack anyway).
Enjoying it very much! It's so rewarding to have something come out looking EXACTLY like you wanted--that's one reason I love crafts.
This is the fabric that I used as the band on the above apron. I have to say I prefer it that way--I don't like it as much as the dominant fabric. This one definitely has a different shape than the first, which is something I wanted to experiment with. I also think I over-starched the fabric
Now I'm trying to keep myself away from the fabric store because I really do not need any more aprons!
I'm a novice, so if you have any advice or recommendations (regarding anything!), I'd love to hear it