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jMisSister
« on: August 07, 2008 11:01:15 AM »

I made a really cute apron for my swap partner and since she recieved her package I can share it with everyone!
Mind you, I have never sewn a thing in my life so I was a little nervous about my skill level.  Luckily, my sister is awesome at sewing so she came to help but I did 98% of it on my own!!  I have to say that I am pretty impressed with how it came out.  The only thing I would have fixed is the distance of the pockets from the waist. 


a demonstration of the far away pockets!!!



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flootloop
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2008 11:07:14 AM »

Wow this is soo cute!!! It looks so well done, no way I would have guessed it was your first sewing project. You'll be a pro in no time! Keep up the awesome work!
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2008 05:33:29 PM »

SO proud of you, Erin! Cheesy
Finally, someone else to share my love of fabric!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2008 08:45:21 PM »

when your first project turns out that means you're not allowed to quit sewing! Wink

Low pockets on an apron can be cool, too.  Sick a big spoon or masher or something in there, no worries about it smacking you in the chest while you work.
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jMisSister
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2008 04:39:31 AM »

Haha...good idea! 
I will def. not quit!  I am super addicted now and it's funny because I was so nervous about it to begin with.  I want to make clothing SO badly.
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« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2008 10:22:56 AM »

it looks great! Just keep working at it, trust after I sewed my first thing, I got addicted fast lol. Best of luck for with your sewing
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Elphelba
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2008 10:10:54 PM »

That's a cute apron. Do you have any close-ups of the fabric? I like the pleats in the front and the length/fullness of it. Nice work and good luck on your future endeavors.
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« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2008 11:31:07 PM »

Aw, I love it! Such a cute choice in fabric.

You did a great job, and there's no shame in getting help! Tongue

Definitely keep it up. There's no better feeling than accomplishing something!
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jMisSister
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2008 05:48:20 AM »

Thanks for all the praise!  Here's a close-up of the fabric with the ribbon detail I put on the pocket:
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SugarySweet
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2008 07:23:48 AM »

It's really cute even with the low pockets.  Wink

Super adorable fabric.
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