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« on: March 03, 2008 06:03:25 PM »

I didn't anticipate what a pain this apron would be to make.  I should have guessed though, when I realized I would be sewing on seven yards of 1/4 inch bias tape. Tongue  I kind of hate bias tape. 

It gave me a ton of grief and i had to rip sections out several times, but I'm very happy with the end result.

I used the free pattern found here: http://www.susanbranch.com/shopping/shop5-07/aprontest.pdf







and a silly pic with my uber cool pink spatula...
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2008 06:08:50 PM »

That is gorgeous!! I love it. Great colors too!!
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2008 06:10:59 PM »

OMG what an absolutely awesome apron!!!!!! I love the apples and pears!!!
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008 06:15:59 PM »

no waY! I have this same fabric! It definitely screams apron!

great job!
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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2008 06:19:09 PM »

This is too adorable!  I have the exact same fabric as well.  You really did a great job on this!

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« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2008 06:29:30 PM »

lovely apron!

may i ask where everyone found this extremely cute fabric?
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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2008 06:39:49 PM »

lovely apron!

may i ask where everyone found this extremely cute fabric?

oh yes, i would also love to know!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2008 06:43:44 PM »

I love the fabric you used I have this pattern *the McCalls version** but have yet to find the time to make one for myself, I made one of the other aprons in the pattern for two swaps.
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2008 07:24:17 PM »

Thanks for all the nice feedback!  I got the fabric at Joann's.
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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2008 07:45:21 PM »

I've made that apron!  It is very flattering.  You can also find it in a McCall's pattern.  And yeah, bias tape sucks.
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