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Easy basic apron
I've made quite a few 'girly' aprons so this is my attempt at a plain one

**adjust measurements according to what looks/feels right for your own size

Posted by Kaylaa from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada • Published See Kaylaa's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 1
    Step 1

    cut a 35"x20" rectangle out of the fabric

  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 2
    Step 2

    from the top, 6" in from each side draw a diagonal line that reaches to 14" down the side
    (adjust the 14" so that it is the length of your torso because this is where your pieces to tye the apron will be sewed to)

  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 3
    Step 3

    hem all the edges except 8" up the side from the bottom and across the bottom.
    then flip apron over and hem the rest the opposite way than the rest (this will be for the pocket)

  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 4
    Step 4

    fold up that 8" bottom section that you hemmed backwards and sew the sides + up the fabric to make as many compartment/pockets as you want (i did 3)

  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 5
    Step 5

    cut four 25"x3" strips of material
    it can be matching or a new pattern if you want to mix it up a bit

  • Step 6

    fold strips in half ( so they look 1.5" thick and hem along the bottom and inside but LEAVE ONE END OPEN.
    now you can use a pen or something to turn the piece in side out so you can't see the cut ends

  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 7
    Step 7

    optional: iron the strips flat

  • How to make a full apron. Basic Apron - Step 8
    Step 8

    sew the strips at the unhemmed end to the 2 top corners of the apron and where you waist will be (at the corner of the diagonal part)

    voila! perfect for cooking, gardening, painting or whatever else people wear aprons for

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brianna m.
brianna m. · New York, New York, US
wow thats really simple and you can add your own flair by using s cute fabric or putting frills or anything else to spruce it up!!
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Becks S.
Becks S. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 36 projects
I love it!!
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Becks S.
Becks S. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 36 projects
I love it!!
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