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Ninja_Poo
« on: April 17, 2008 06:40:22 AM »

I am going to be volunteering for an annual food festival in June, and I am going to need an apron. Fortunately all of my aprons are both boring and gross, so I just had to make myself a new apron. With Ruffles.
I made up my own  pattern for it, then winged it from there. Here are some low-quality webcam shots of it:



It's so hard to take self-portraits with a webcam; I had to click the button, then jump back as fast as possible.  I think these two pictures were the best out of about a dozen attempts XD
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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2008 07:49:58 AM »

I love the ruffles around the neck!
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2008 08:06:27 AM »

cute  apron.  like the colors and
love your bed spread I have wanted one like that for years! (too cheap to buy it LOL)
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2008 08:09:26 AM »

so cute! I've been thinking about making myself a ruffly apron for ages, but I'm just too damn lazy! Yours look great, maybe it can inspire me to get started haha Smiley Is it just regular cotton fabric?
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2008 08:35:23 PM »

Super-cute apron! And I love the way the second picture is an "action shot" - the bottom corner is still in motion from you leaping backwards!
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2008 08:48:04 PM »

very cute, goes well with the camo Wink
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2008 11:52:49 PM »

Thank you guys for the compliments  Grin!
@ jloveg; that's actually my little sister's bed, I think my grandma got that quilt for her.

@Phyxious: It's a stretchy cotton I got from Hancock's, I didn't notice until I got home , but it's actually a Disney fabric...Without Disney characters, go figure!

@Breninja: Thanks  Grin I'm actually not wearing any camo in those pictures, just a green sweatshirt and an armyish hat - My Boss told me I looked like a hobo when I got to work that morning XD
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