I am in LOVE with this apron!

First off let me say I am glad to be back! Life has been crazy lately & I had fallen back into a creative funk… I haven’t finished much and so I have posted in weeks. Anyways this apron helped me get back into my usual creative swing of things so here you go.

Okay, I was excited to get my pattern in the mail yesterday so I pulled out two of my favorite Micheal Miller fabrics that I have been hoarding forEVER. The pattern is ‘The Emmeline Apron’ by Montessori by Hand and is fully reversible.

Anyways I think it took me 1 1/2 hours to make from start to finish, but that included making my own binding (pattern calls for). The pattern calls for 1 yd of each of the main fabrics & 1 3/4 yd of the coordinating fabric… I only had 1 yd of the brown but it still worked okay, my binding just wasn’t cut on the bias.

All in all I am very please how it turned out…. it looks GREAT on my headless display lady. I did a few things differently… such as the location where I left the hole for turning it. It’s a great pattern, but it doesn’t look as great on me cause I have huge knockers! The coordinating strip under the bust ‘disapears’ which makes it look kinda blah. I will problem modify it a bit to make something a little more flattering for my body type. I also plan on drafting a similar type sun dress as well!

Anyways, what you have been waiting for the pictures!

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6 Responses to “I am in LOVE with this apron!”

  1. Amy M in Indiana May 9, 2008 at 6:17 pm #4511

    Oh, this is super cute!!

  2. Kay May 9, 2008 at 8:05 pm #4512

    Glad to see you back!! Really cute apron!!

  3. sillydreamer May 9, 2008 at 10:02 pm #4513

    Very cute! If I had an apron like that I might, big emphasis on might, be motivated to cook more :-)

  4. Heather October 14, 2008 at 6:37 pm #4514

    The 1st apron is SO beautiful! I wish I could sew :(

  5. marissa October 7, 2011 at 11:31 pm #4515

    Do you have a pattern for that apron?
    Id like to try and make one too =)

    • Kymy October 21, 2011 at 5:19 pm #4516

      It’s a pattern I purchased called ‘The Emmeline Apron’ by Montessori by Hand

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