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Topic: how can i make this ADORABLE apron???  (Read 1766 times)
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« on: January 04, 2007 06:47:49 PM »

i found this while shopping this weekend at william-sonoma..but at 48.00 i cannot have it.... does anyone have any patterns for this??

It looks like a cutie dress when it's on!!!
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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2007 07:36:58 PM »

I would think you could easily draft one yourself. take the measurement of the width you'd need for the bottom on the piece and the height and the width of the top, draw some lines and connect them until you get the curve that you like and but bias tape around the edge. And for the bottom frill make a slight trapezoid using the larger width and gather and connect it onto the larger piece and attach bias tape again, cut out a shape for the pocket, line it is you want (You could line the apron too, for each of the pieces just sew it up like a pillow and then put the bias tape on or you can forgo to the pillow thing altogether and just put the unfinished edges into the fold of the bias tape.) and attach straps. Instant-presto kick arse apron!  Cheesy Hope that helped a bit...

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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2007 08:48:37 PM »

Take a look at this pattern on Martha Stewart, http://www.marthastewart.com/page.jhtml?type=content&id=channel5240030&contentGroup=MSL&site=living&rsc=ns2006_m3

You could shorten it and add a ruffle to the bottom.

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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2007 08:58:57 PM »

I don't sew a lot, but I think that ruffled part is a straightened out curve, kind if like the way that circle skirts work.

The rest of the apron is pretty simple, with bias tape trim all around.

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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2007 09:43:17 AM »

Thank you guys so much!! i did't know what the tape was called! I'm gunna go get some pink fabric and some cute heart fabric for the lining. Thanks so much! I'm going to start on it really soon!! I'll post pictures when i'm done.
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2007 06:45:09 PM »

This is the cutest apron ever made! 

Did you ever manage to create one?

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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2007 05:00:29 PM »

That is really cute.  I'm excited to see how yours turns out.  I think I might have to try making one as well.
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