Friday, November 1, 2013

November Apron

The apron(s) for November comes as a mother-daughter pack.  Get ready for help cooking the holiday meals by encouraging a little one to cook with you.

One of my sisters-in-law makes fabric gift bags each Christmas and I repurposed my bag into aprons using the printed fabric.  

Although aprons made like this are usually considered clothespin bags, the big pocket would be great for holding a potholder or the end of a kitchen towel.  I've used this pattern, Simplicity #E2079, several times.  It takes very little fabric and the bias tape binding is the most costly thing about making it, unless you can make your own tape, which I do.

Looking for a simple gift to make for Christmas?  Why not surprise a little granddaughter with her very own apron?

Charlotte


16 comments:

  1. very cute and a nice way to use the gift bag too!

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  2. Hello Charlotte! More great aprons that remind me of my Mother! Love your header..

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  3. What a great idea for a Christmas gift Charlotte. There are many times I wish I was a seamstress! Hope all is well with you.

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  4. I love them! I'm not sure I've seen these, have I? So cute!

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  5. These are so cute and you have November aprons finished. Like your idea for repurposing the fabric

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  6. Oh I love these. You should make them for Christmas presents. I've never seen any like these before. Hugs, xo

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  7. Your aprons are very cute, Charlotte! Any little girl would love to have one, I think. :)

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  8. I do like these! And, now that I have a clothes line, I may need a clothespin bag.

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  9. Every time I see you wonderful
    creations
    I think
    maybe I should get a sewing machine
    But
    can hardly finish what I do now :)

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  10. That apron is really cute. Love the colors and fabric too. Nancy

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  11. Hey Charlotte, it's me E.C.
    I've opened a new blog. I'm working on a redwork project and I wanted to post about it and about you too.
    I hope you'll come by and visit sometime.
    Thanks so very much for being so talented and inspiring. I'm having so much fun with this project.

    One more thing, I changed my avatar from the heartshape flowers to this quilty one.

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  12. Nice Aprons. So cute to have mommy and daughter; matching. Love the snowman!

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  13. I love your beautiful November apron. The fabric and pattern are so pretty. You are very talented, Charlotte.
    I hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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  14. Oh! I have an apron made just like that!! It was given to me years ago as a birthday gift, made out of blue and white ticking with a clothespin embroidered in the front. And yes, I do use mine as a clothespin bag.

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