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« on: September 12, 2008 07:20:49 AM »

This could go under crafting for good also since these aprons are part of a fundraising effort.  I made seven!







I used the pattern found here (scroll down):

http://morganmoore.typepad.com/one_more_moore/2007/02/valentine_tree__1.html

I'm part of a tour of 9 kitchens, the one I'm at has a mexican theme...  we thought we would jazz it up with these fun aprons.
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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2008 07:31:14 AM »

The aprons are so fun!  You will all look fabulously festive for your event!
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2008 07:52:18 AM »

i just imigine 5 or 6 50's style house wives waiting behind the camera to rush in and put on these aprons and set into cooking some large harvest feast for a party.

i think the first picture is my fave!
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2008 08:03:07 AM »

I absolutely love your fabric choices! The colors looks so awesome together.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2008 09:49:55 AM »

I LOVE THESE!!!  They make me want to go in the kitchen and dance with fruit on my head Grin
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2008 10:44:18 AM »

What fun fabrics!  Great job!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2008 11:39:03 AM »

Wow They're so pretty. And they all look super cute. <3
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2008 07:13:53 PM »

Thank you all - I brought them to the house this afternoon and the team went wild!  They all put them on and started dancing!

whoop!   Grin

All signs point to a well attended event tomorrow - I'm really psyched.

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« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2008 09:26:09 AM »

Oh my gosh...these are fantastically cute!!!  Thanks so much for posting the tute...I will be trying this out soon.  And good luck at the fundraiser...do let us know how it went!  Smiley

I LOVE THESE!!!  They make me want to go in the kitchen and dance with fruit on my head Grin
Haha!!  Me too!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2008 04:14:56 PM »

Oh my gosh...these are fantastically cute!!!  Thanks so much for posting the tute...I will be trying this out soon.  And good luck at the fundraiser...do let us know how it went!  Smiley


Just so you know - I used a full fabric width for each ruffle - the pattern calls for 33 1/2 inch across 6 1/2 inches deep - but I used 45 or whatever it actually is.

For making massive amounts of gathering/ruffles - I zigzagged with a wide long stitch then ran a big darning needle with nylon thread up the inside, it took just a few seconds to do it that way, and no messing around with pulling threads that break

The event was a huge success, everyone had a great time and we made quite a satisfactory sum.

I got asked 10 times if the aprons were for sale....

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