Redirection

Monday, January 6, 2020

New Year New Project






I'm quite proud of myself on the account of the two new aprons I made last Friday, using the idea and instructions from this book:




which I had featured in one of my previous posts. I simplified her original design a bit and my ties are shorter than hers

partly by necessity as I didn't have enough fabric (and had to use two pieces sewn together for the band) and also because I don't really care for such long ties anyway. The fabric actually comes from Aldi and was prepackaged. 2 meters was enough for 2 aprons which are slightly different, as you can see:






I used the original sizes, but you easily could make it longer if you wished to.

Here is a picture of the 2nd one:

Inspired by my success, I'm now planning another project!


Also: it's Epiphany today.

6 comments:

  1. Happy New Year, Sanne!

    The aprons are lovely.

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  2. Thanks, Elspeth! Happy New Year!!!

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  3. Love the aprons. I especially like that you reversed the fabrics for a different look.
    Happy sewing!

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  4. Thanks, Magnolia! You are actually supposed to use three different types of fabric for one apron, since I had this craft package from Aldi with 2 types of patterns I just used them.

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  5. Housewife OutdoorsJanuary 7, 2020 at 4:17 AM

    That kind of aprons are so pretty. But I must wear those bigger ones, you know, those that have panel covering your chest and tie around your neck. Otherwise I get my shirt dirty all the time.

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  6. Yes, that's a standard sort you can buy in the store but I never use this panel anyway cause don't like it:) So her model was just fine for me.

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