As you can see I might have a slight problem. I have aprons that were my great-grandmothers, some were gifts, and of course I have aprons for holidays. One of the main reasons that I wanted to learn to sew is to be able to make my own aprons, and make cute shirts for Emma.This weekend I decided to abandon my sewing class for a short while and try to make an apron.I was having a hard time coming up with Valentine gift for Emma’s teacher, and I really have been wanting to make an apron, so I decided that was what I was going to do, make an apron for Emma’s teacher.At first I just was going to make a Valentine half ruffle apron for Emma’s teacher (keeping it easy) using this pattern on “One More Moore”. The first problem was that our fabric store did not have a very good selection of Valentine’s fabric, and the second problem was that I really like full aprons.I looked on line to find a full ruffle apron with a wrap bib and could not find one, but I found a wrap bib apron tutorial on “Sewing in No Mans Land”, and decided to combine the two.I am not sure why I thought that it needed to have a wrap front, but for some reason in my mind it did.I combined the two patterns and added a thicker waist and here it is, my first apron. What do you think? I really like the fabric.
I only took three days and many hours with my new seam ripper (that I love) to create.I am thinking that for my next apron, I am going to use an actual pattern.