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I made more aprons this weekend. This time I made some more masculine aprons. I particularly love the moustache fabric I used to create this apron. This is a kiddy one, but I also did a man-sized one. The other apron features kitchen items. Both aprons are in black and white and feature black strapping that I made, closing with black D Rings.

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I made this pretty apron out of an old tablecloth. I love the way it turned out. It sold first thing at yesterday’s markets. I am glad someone loved it as I might have kept it myself otherwise.

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Aprons For Kids

I just have to share with you the cutest things I made today, aprons for kids. I have enough fabric that I am going to make an apron for the mummy as well! How cute would that be for cooking together?

Here is one of the  aprons  I made. It could be used for cooking but also for drawing or painting or kindy. I just think this is so sweet. I love the owl fabric. I have trimmed the pocket and the top part in some ribbon from my stash.  It is lined with white broadcloth and the ties are also in the same white broadcloth.  It is now listed on Etsy ready to sell.

I shall make a mummy version on Thursday in time for the markets this weekend.

We will be at Handmade Redcliffe on Saturday 2pm-7pm. Come and see us there.  I might make more aprons for kids (and mummies!) to take along.





Recycled jeans made into aprons

I have been creating more things with my stash of old jeans. This time I made half aprons.

They are for sale in my Etsy shop for $15 each. They are all lined.

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This one sold today at the markets.




This apron also sold at the markets today. It had red mattress ticking for the lining and the ties. So cute. I may have to make some more like this one and I really liked it. Using the recycled jeans means you have instant pockets.

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Aprons with a vintage feel

Aprons are lovely, especially if they have a vintage feel. I was thinking the other day what else I could make for the markets, and I decided on aprons. They have become the newest addition to my market stall.

These aprons have a pocket. I think it is always good to have a pocket in an apron, comes in very handy for putting things in. For me that would be tissues but useable for other things as well.

This apron is made from a vintage French linen tea towel, it is a very big tea towel so was perfect for this project. I added a vintage doily to the front, red grosgrain ribbon and made a pocket with another tea towel. I love the stripes on the side of it. This one is not lined but the linen is so thick I didn’t think it needed to be. I love the vintage look and feel of this (of course!). It is displayed here perfectly on my dolly.

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This next apron is actually the first one I made. I had some fabric that I had bought ages ago (because I loved it) with no special project in mind. I know a lot of sewers will relate to that. Anyway, I was looking through my stash found it and thought “aprons”. I have used a heavy canvas fabric as the lining for this one and also the ties. I added some gorgeous cream lace to the top and the edge of the pocket.  The third picture shows the reverse of the apron. I just love how it turned out.

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You can buy these aprons from my market stall or on Etsy for just $15 each. My next market is at Morningside on 23 Feb (The Mummy Tree Markets) and the one after that is at Handmade Redcliffe, Humpybong State School, Margate, Qld.