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Every little girl wants to be Cinderella.

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  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 1
    Step 1

    Step one- gather your materials, you'll need a various fabrics, scissors, ribbon, fusible interfacing and a sewing machine.

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

    Cut 4 pieces like this. I used a t-shirt as my guide and made sure to cut it smaller than the actual t-shirt because there will be a third piece that will go in between.

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

    Cut 2 pieces like this;

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

    Pin 1 of your center bodice pieces to one of your left bodice pieces and sew.

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

    Repeat by sewing same center bodice to right bodice.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut 10 pieces of ribbon about 1 inch long.

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

    Fold ribbon in half and sandwich between center bodice and left bodice, pin and sew;

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

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  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 9
    Step 9

    Repeat on opposite side.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 10
    Step 10

    Pin right sides together of both bodice pieces and sew along sides and neckline.

  • Step 11

    Turn right side out and set aside for now.

    (Optional: For the bottom of my apron I died the white fabric in tea giving an uneven dye so it appears dirty like Cinderella's apron would have been.)

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut 4 long strips for the apron ties;

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 13
    Step 13

    With right sides together sew two pieces of together along the long sides and turn right side out.

    Cut out a trapezoid shape for the bottom of your apron and hem along the 3 long sides )make sure that the short side will match up to your bodice perfectly after hemming.

    By this point your pieces should look something like this;

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 14
    Step 14

    Sew your bodice to the skirt of your apron;

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 15
    Step 15

    Pin and sew apron ties to sides of apron and close off open end by folding it in on itself and sewing down.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 16
    Step 16

    Next cut 4 strips of fabric in the same fabric of your bodice. With right sides together sew long sides to make 2 ties.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 17
    Step 17

    Fold raw edge of one side of each tie in on each other, pin and sew.

    Attach at shoulder in your choice of method (I used my serger to finish most of my raw edges).

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 18
    Step 18

    The next steps are optional, you can be done at this point if you like. I chose to make patches though.

    To do this cut out fabric you'd like to use for your patches and cut out fusable interfacing in the same size and shape as your patches.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 19
    Step 19

    Fuse interfacing to fabric patches.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 20
    Step 20

    Attach your patches in the where you want them on your apron. You can use a satin stitch if you like but I used a straight stitch and went back over it using a criss-cross stitch in embroidery floss to make it more cartoonish.

  • How to make a full apron. Cinderella Apron - Step 21
    Step 21

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