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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!







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« 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.
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« 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
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« 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!
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2011 08:20:12 AM »

I adore the way you mix patterns!! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2011 11:18:12 AM »

gorgeous! love the sweetheart neckline.
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« 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!
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2011 03:06:18 PM »

These are gorgeous! You did such a wonderful job on all of them!
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« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2011 09:39:46 AM »

These are just beautiful!  I am in love with that half apron!
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« 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
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