Anybody know where to find some views of aprons? DD wants something "pret
ty", with a big bib to cover the generous front acres. This will be a Chris
I have scads of patterns, but the one I am thinking of using requires alm
ost 2 yards of fabric. It's basically a gathered skirt, with attached waist
band, over-the-shoulder bib, and a large shoulder flange, the whole top is
ridiculously lined.I've altered the bib, so I won't have to make a shoulder
Now I'm rummaging around for three or more medium-weight cotton fabric bi
ts and pieces that I can pull together for a charming look. Not having much
luck, but I'll be darned if I go out and buy any more fabric. This stash o
ught to last me another two lifetimes.
For myself, I favor heavier, durable canvas-type fabrics sewn into simple
butcher aprons, with ties and D rings, but that is not the request here. D
D isn't a lace-type of girl, so I don't have to break out the extreme frill
ies, which makes me happy. Lace and aprons...not! Unless you're playing hou
I'm just having trouble picturing an in-between 'pretty' apron.
with a big bib to cover the generous front acres. This will be a Christmas
Here I go, having a conversation with myself again.
Loads of apron sites out there. She probably wants one of those
dressmaker-style aprons. And here I was, thinking I could whip two or three out
Oh for the days when you could give the kids a cardboard box to play in, and
they thought they had something great.
Thanks, all-- for the links to the pretties. Definitely more akin to dres
ses than regular aprons. I may pop into the thrift shop to see if I can fin
d some ready-made dresses to hack up and turn into instant aprons.
My gosh, I didn't know aprons were such a hot thing. I've always worn one
in the kitchen, and they usually evoked surprised remarks, even from men.
Sometimes I trot out to the garden in one, and load up the pockets with pro
Anyway, I made 4 butcher aprons, and have one fancy apron waiting for b
uttonholes, then it's done. It's a fresh looking green/yellow daisy print o
n gridded background. I paired it with a dotted swiss bodice,band and ties,
and added some scraps of delicate embroidery on the pockets.
I may make another fancy, if the mood stays with me. And maybe an artist
's smock for another GDD.