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« on: February 12, 2007 01:51:32 PM »

I had to do something for a final project in one of my classes and I'm interning at a regional theatre by my house this semester so i decided to ask if i could make something for one of the shows in the Festival of One Acts that they do annually.  They were thrilled cause they needed a waitress costume anyway and so they put me to work on that.  In my material searches I found a perfect material for the apron that is needed for a 50's-esque piece.  Since it was the smaller of the two projects (and I haven't created a complete piece from scratch since my camp years a bunch of years back) I decided to finish the apron first.  It turned out pretty well i feel.  I got to use my serger for the first time as well which was AWESOME.  It gives it such a different looking finish when you get to use it and it was REAL fun figuring out the different things it could do.  Only thing i wasn't happy about with the outcome was the interfacing i got for it.  I didnt have time to go to another store and the one i went to had only extra thick stuff so when the firont part of the waist band was bent over the final stiches were a bit bumpy but oh well.  Well, without further BABBLE from me here are the links to the pictures!!
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INSIDE LOOK (hard to see--my surged stiches were a bit camera shy Tongue)

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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2007 01:53:41 PM »

very cute .. that fabrics great
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2007 02:20:07 PM »

very cute
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2007 08:55:17 PM »

I love the fabric and the ruffles - it looks like you've still got the skills!  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2007 12:16:13 PM »

That is Awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2007 04:41:53 PM »

that is such a cute apron!  I just bought my serger today!  I'm so excited I got a babylock, and I can't wait to play with it!
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« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2007 05:16:50 PM »

so cute! I love the ruffley sleeves!
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2007 06:02:42 AM »

Beautiful! Did you use a pattern? I want to make a ruffly apron for a friend's b-day, and this one's inspiring Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2007 06:00:44 AM »

Here's the pattern i used--wonderfully simple:)

I looked at a lot of apron patterns and i like the look of these the best for what i needed.  Although i do think that THESE are pretty awesome.  But I LOOOOOOOOVE vintage looks so i would Tongue

Oh and sugarpie.  HAVE A GREAT TIME WITH THE SERGER!!!! I have a babylock as well it is deff my favorite toy Tongue
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