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Topic: Super Simple Apron Swap - Round 3 GALLERY  (Read 5037 times)
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« on: July 20, 2013 04:30:04 PM »

Model your aprons here!

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tcmatteson <---> Muffins_Goes_Rawr - cmarion3 is angeling (due to send by 9/17)
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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2013 08:24:28 AM »

wow!  An early sender!  I better get a move on... Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2013 06:14:38 PM »

I received from carolmb, who was gracious enough to offer to do two partners since we had an odd number of people.  I asked for a reversible apron for my son (who is about 2 1/2) for helping out in the kitchen & craft projects.  And here he is...



And not that this was at all intentional modeling, but you might notice that the cowboy quilt matches the rag quilt I made for him in the background.   Grin  I love that fabric.  Getting a two year old to sit still & model is difficult, so everyone will have to settle for an un-modeled version of the other side.  Smiley  It is cute frog fabric.



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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2013 04:04:59 AM »

Am so happy you liked it! I had tons of ideas on my head, but trying to turn them into an apron was well beyond me.

I am still ranting and raving with the other little part I was working on. I think I have it figured it. am giving it another go this weekend. I have sewn and ripped the thing a part a few times. And think I have what the problem is worked out. One of the parts is not sized right, so when you sew it together and turn. POOF wrong LOL. I have adjusted and going to give it another go.

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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2013 05:50:33 AM »

What a great apron for a child!  I bet it will come in handy!  I love both fabrics, but especially the cowboy side!
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2013 09:55:45 AM »

Oh, so cute! I bet he's gonna have lots of fun choosing between the side he wants showing when he gets down to crafting Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2013 01:49:24 PM »

Ohh so much happiness, I got my Apron from cmarion3 today. I love it and the little friend is just too cute to boot.

I will get better pictures when my camera charges....(had to use my phone) *signs*





I got a somewhat better picture once my camera charged. No worries dolly is fitting right in. She has a place on the bookcase now watching over everyone.



It's hard to tell the colors, but it has greens and blues and teals and is simply lovely.

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« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2013 03:19:09 PM »

Carolmb I'm glad you like it...I seem to remember you liking the ocean/sea. This fabric, which is actually a curtain valance, seemed perfect. The doll, well she just joined in when I made her an apron out of scraps. Then jumped in the box.

As a tip, Christmas Tree Shop often has the cutest valances for sale and they make great aprons.

Carolmb also sent the greatest retro apron in green and dark red polka dots...tiny little dots. The dots make weird patterns in the photo and the colors are richer than the photo shows. It is perfect and lots of fun. I'm cooking spaghetti tonight and it is just the thing.



And detail shots, the hem is a neat scallop that makes the apron very special.



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« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2013 03:39:00 PM »

Am so glad you like it! I hope you enjoy it for years to come and make lots of stains memories in it.

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« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2013 05:47:09 AM »

Two more beauties!  I love the shape and coverage of the apron you made, cmarion3!!

You both did a fabulous job with the binding...

I love the weird pattern of the dots...Grin
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