A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 307,964
Currently Running With Scissors:
391 Guests and 12 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ruffle Apron Mania!  (Read 3105 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
pixing
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
luckdragon
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup
Offline Offline

Posts: 3811
Joined: 23-Jun-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2008 07:31:14 AM »

The aprons are so fun!  You will all look fabulously festive for your event!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 in 2012 (24/50)
Looking for a vintage magazine (1974 - 1978) that has a fabric nativity set w/ people and animals. An example: http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=440861&ppuser=143144.
Pretty Pistol
Pretty Pistol
Offline Offline

Posts: 268
Joined: 02-May-2006

Doe Raemie


View Profile
« 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!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Such a Pretty Pistol
NerdyCrochetGal
Nerdy Weirdo with Yarn Skills
Offline Offline

Posts: 1658
Joined: 30-Dec-2006

I am not ignoring you... I am counting stitches...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2008 08:03:07 AM »

I absolutely love your fabric choices! The colors looks so awesome together.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

HOOKER PRIDE!!!
Kaethe
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged
threegirlsandaboy
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2008 10:44:18 AM »

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

Wow They're so pretty. And they all look super cute. <3
THIS ROCKS   Logged
pixing
« 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.

THIS ROCKS   Logged
runnermom100863
Offline Offline

Posts: 2067
Joined: 19-Nov-2005

Sew like there's no tomorrow.


View Profile WWW
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I miss my doggy~Apollo~He'll forever be in my heart

my etsy shop ~ www.lillaka.etsy.com
pixing
« 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....

THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Etched Glasses
Horror Movie Crafts
August 24, 2016 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.