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« on: July 06, 2010 01:36:19 PM »

It's my friend Brenda's birthday this week. While she doesn't bake a lot, she does make some damn good brownies. Recently, she had a housemate who she didn't get on with very much. The girl moved out eventually.....and took Brenda's brownie pan with her! How frickin' mean! So naturally, I've got her a new brownie pan for her birthday, and I decided to make her a girly apron to go with it (she's pretty girly). I couldn't decide which fabric from my stash to use - the plain pink, or the purple gingham? Plain pink or purple gingham, plain pink or purple gingham......I couldn't decide so I decided to make a reversible apron employing both. As I only had this one evening to make it I decided not to put any pockets or embellishments on in case I messed them up, as I wouldn't have time to fix it. I do like the mis-matched (yet matching?) straps though. I sewed it as you might imagine, right sides facing together, turn inside out and so on. I turned it inside out through the bottom of the apron, but as it's to be reversible I couldn't do a basic hem by folding over as I normally would. I pressed the raw edges inside the apron really flat, then used the one fancy-ish stitch on my basic yet awesome machine to add another touch of girliness.

I hope she likes it!

Apologies for the crappy pictures, I had to take them myself using the self-timer function. Also, it's the end of a long day, I'm in my comfy pants, I look dreadful hence the "disguise". Cheesy





Comments and criticism are greatly appreciated - I know this is a fairly rookie project compared to most of the a-MAZ-ing stuff on this board. Someday that'll be me! Cheesy
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kimbleshi
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2010 01:47:45 PM »

Ooh I like the fancy stitching at the bottom! I hope she likes it!
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Fontiua
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2010 04:42:20 PM »

very cute. great details on the hem
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2010 05:13:41 PM »

ooh very cute and good coverage.  I also love the kitty mask Wink
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