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For all your Betty Crocker moments.
This is a really simple project, anyone can do this in a very short amount of time!

Posted by PinkWeeds from Omaha, Nebraska, United States • Published See PinkWeeds's 173 projects »
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  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with a vintage square scarf and a contrasting fabric cut into two long pieces.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mark the center of the first piece of fabric and the center of where you want the top of your apron to be. Pin the two sections together.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin your waist band along your apron, pinning pleats into your apron as you go.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pin and sew all the way down.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 5
    Step 5

    Flip your band over and pin and sew down. Make it fun and use a contrasting thread!

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pin and sew the ends in.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 7
    Step 7

    You can be done right now if you want, but I am adding a ruffle to the bottom of mine. Pin and sew a hem into your second piece of fabric. I used a zig-zag stitch so it would be a little more decorative.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 8
    Step 8

    Next set your machine to a long stitch length and a the highest tension setting and make a gathering stitch.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pin and sew your ruffle to the bottom of your apron.

  • How to make a half apron. 1950s Retro Apron - Step 10
    Step 10

    You can be done now or be more creative, add a pocket, add decorative stitches to your waist band. Have fun with it!

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Supernova's Child
Supernova's Child · Lisbon, Lisbon, PT · 98 projects
I have an apron-obsessed friend who would absolutely love this project!
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