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Kymy
« on: September 02, 2008 07:50:10 PM »

I made a similar apron for a secret sister gift swap with some of my good friends.  I knew I wanted to make her an apron, but also know shes busty which generally means half aprons look best.  So after doing some searching I decided to just wing it & try out an idea in my head... GREAT idea.

Because of the way I did the waist band... like over sized bias tape it used a LOT of yardage. I also made the straps long so it can be tied in front or in back (a kick I am on lately).  Even though it uses more fabric I will probably continue to make the straps this was as its the fastest... easiest to attach & makes for a strong tie.  I am considering having a pattern printed to put on etsy, but honestly I don't even know if there would be interest!

Anyways it used 2/3 yard of the Micheal Miller Aqua/Brown Paisley & 2/3 yard of the matching Micheal Miller brown & then about 12" of matching bias tape. I was gonna put a label in but forgot, oh well!

Enough talk... here it is... they aren't the best pics cause I finished at 1:30 in the morning & just wanted to get to bed Smiley






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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2008 08:06:46 PM »

I love this! The fabric is great! I think it will look great on her.
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2008 08:39:29 PM »

How cute! It reminds me that I need to make a apron for myself.  Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2008 09:16:56 PM »

That is so cute!Great work! I love that fabric, I made a ring sling out of it and some booties for a girlfriend....now I only have little scrappys left to wipe my tears.. Grin
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Kymy
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2008 03:34:01 PM »

Thanks!  I know I tried to cut as well as I could so that I can make the most out of it, it WASN'T cheap.  But I LOVE how well it washes up & I didn't even have to iron it!
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« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2008 10:03:22 AM »

That is so pretty.  You did a super job on it.
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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2008 12:10:47 PM »

That's so cute. I totally dig the paisley print! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2008 05:12:23 PM »

That turned out great. The colors in the fabric are really pretty.
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minniemouse92
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2008 10:12:13 AM »

its fab! it would look great if you made a skirt version  Cheesy
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ShiningStar
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2008 10:35:16 AM »

I love the fabric and style of the apron.
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