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TEN minutes to make this...no kidding
TEN minutes to make this...no kidding. All you need is a pillowcase, about 2 yards of ribbon and your sewing machine.

Posted by betz w. from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, United States • Published See betz w.'s 4 projects »
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  • How to make a full apron. 10 Minute Pillowcase Apron - Step 1
    Step 1

    Lay out your pillowcase. Fold up the bottom edge 8". Top stitch along the folded edge at 1/4". (The stitched edge will become the top edge of the pockets.)

  • How to make a full apron. 10 Minute Pillowcase Apron - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn the pillowcase over and fold the bottom up another 8". There will be 3 layers of pillowcase.

  • How to make a full apron. 10 Minute Pillowcase Apron - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin the layers together and top stitch around the sides and bottom edges. Mark a line down the middle of the front pocket, pin and stitch.

  • How to make a full apron. 10 Minute Pillowcase Apron - Step 4
    Step 4

    Lay about 60" of 1" wide ribbon across the top edge of the apron centering it on the length of the ribbon. Pin in place. Topstitch ribbon at the top edge, bottom edge and across ribbon at sides of apron.

  • How to make a full apron. 10 Minute Pillowcase Apron - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tie it on, use it, put stuff in the pockets, look cute...you know the drill. :)

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Allen P.
Allen P.
Will try today
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mica f.
mica f.
i m gonna try this today
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Tee B.
Tee B.
I made this today! I was searching for a quick and easy way to make a garden apron for my neighbor for Christmas. Your description was perfect. It took me a little longer than 10 minutes and I used stitch witchery instead of sewing. Thank you so much for posting.
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SophiaPhilosophy
SophiaPhilosophy · Madison, Wisconsin, US · 7 projects
Thank you! Now I can make the wedding gift for my friend I thought I had to abandon!
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Kay P.
Kay P. · Danville, Virginia, US · 9 projects
Just what I was looking for, thanks!
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Anna W.
Anna W.
I tried it and it was cool but definately not as good as it should have been!
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I.BE.IS!
I.BE.IS! · Fayetteville, North Carolina, US · 2 projects
this is soooooooo my speed
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soon
soon
that fabric is great where do you find vintage pillowcases like that?
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Singingpraisehomemaker
COOL< Thanks, Ill Give this a try tomorrow Happy
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Ezme
Ezme · Wantage, England, GB · 25 projects
looks really nice- i must try this! Happy thanks! Happy
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