A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 302,579
Currently Running With Scissors:
704 Guests and 31 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Modern Retro Aprons! My Current Obsession!  (Read 5430 times)
Tags for this thread: apron  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mayamagination
« on: August 09, 2011 11:11:04 PM »

My latest sewing projects have all been aprons. Maybe because I wanted to disguise my inabilities as a cook by at least trying to look good cooking.  Cheesy My problem is, once I make something, and am pleased with how it turns out, well... one finished item turns into 2, which turns into 3, until I completely get sick of them and refuse to make anymore.

That hasn't happened yet with these aprons! Here are 3 of about 10 I have made so far! All modeled by my dress form, I have affectionately named "Gertie" which to me sounded like an appropriate 50's housewife name.  Grin

I hope you like them!







THIS ROCKS   Logged
elderflower
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1987
Joined: 05-Dec-2010

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2011 11:33:30 PM »

Those are seriously elegant aprons. Perfect for serving ready made meals so it looks as if you made them yourself Tongue  I love the fabrics you have used.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
plumbucket
Offline Offline

Posts: 365
Joined: 23-Dec-2008

Guard girl/Craftster


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2011 01:26:56 AM »

Those are gorgeous!

So uh...can I get an early birthday present of your fabric collection? Those are beautiful fabric choices Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Guardie for life.

I am really interested in doing a personal swap, especially for greener things like reusable lady items, wool dryer balls, or other such things.  I can knit, sew, draw, and put things together in pretty neat ways.  Please PM me if you're interested.
MollyGirl
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2011 07:42:14 AM »

I have to ask, did you use a pattern or make this up yourself.  I ask because my mom would absolutely love these!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
Jack London

View my wists http://www.wists.com/mollygirl
beckyheartscrafting
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2011 08:20:12 AM »

I adore the way you mix patterns!! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
hgddm
Offline Offline

Posts: 4095
Joined: 20-Jan-2010

What a piece of work is man!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2011 11:18:12 AM »

gorgeous! love the sweetheart neckline.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mayamagination
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2011 12:14:34 PM »

I have to ask, did you use a pattern or make this up yourself.  I ask because my mom would absolutely love these!

Thank you  Smiley

No pattern for them, just sorta figured out a style that worked without too much difficulty to make!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
amandaggogo
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2011 03:06:18 PM »

These are gorgeous! You did such a wonderful job on all of them!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Luposlipaphobia: The fear of being pursued by timber wolves around a kitchen table while wearing socks on a newly waxed floor"-Gary Larson
SonjaBoo
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Bring it on
Offline Offline

Posts: 3493
Joined: 03-Jan-2006

Napper extraordinaire


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2011 09:39:46 AM »

These are just beautiful!  I am in love with that half apron!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

cute_anarchy
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2011 11:01:00 AM »

The styles and fabrics are amazing!  You could easily sell these for big $$, though I totally know what you mean about making tons of something, then being DONE... It isn't just getting sick of them, more a need to try a little bit of everything!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm a medium aged procrastinator, with a room full of craft supplies! 

I've got a wist and a pinterest: http://www.wists.com/cute_anarchy 
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Understand Subject Placement
How to a Use Polarizing Filter
How to Create Visual Unity Through Color
How to Use Studio Fill in Light
How to Understand the Concept of a Centered Subject
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.