Thursday, March 11, 2010

Totally Cute Apron

Last night, my friend Brandi hosted an apron making class. I was excited, but at the same time rather nervous because my sewing skills are - well, let's just say basic. To help you visualize my sewing habits, when I pulled out my machine to take with me, it had such a thick coating of dust I had to wipe it down TWICE to get it all off!  =)

Brandi & Charlee (another friend who attended) were both super helpful and explained all the steps to create this totally cute apron. And yes - I did all the sewing myself, with lots of help with the gathers (I had never done them before!) and pinning to make it all go faster. And here are the results . . .

I picked out two co-ordinating fabrics from Hobby Lobby. 
This is side one (my favorite!)

This is the other side. 
I love how the stripes and flower print worked together!

A close up of the top. 
Aren't those gathers gorgeous!
BTW - did you notice the double sided ribbon? I didn't know there was ribbon like that!
This ribbon perfectly matched the apron - the light blue on one side and chocolate brown on the other.

I love how feminine and flirty this apron is! It's so totally cute!!!
And it was EASY! (and that's saying something coming from me!)

Thank you, Brandi!

13 comments:

Braden said...

Reversible and everything. Very impressive!

The Bridenbaugh Family said...

That is so cute! Good job! What a fun project. I can't believe you got it done in one evening.

Shirley said...

Very cute! And what a nice wall of pictures behind you. ; )

L.T. Elliot said...

That's very cute! And I love that it's reversible!

Sarah Carlston said...

So bummed I couldn't be there to make one. Yours turned out so cute!!!

Nichole Giles said...

Very cute. Good job, you little seamstress you!

Nichole

Sheila Bennett said...

Adorable apron - looks like you did a really great job sewing it. And that fabric is really cute.

C.L. Beck, author of Mormon Mishaps said...

From one sewing-ly challenged person to another ... you did GREAT. The apron is really cute!

Stephanie Humphreys said...

Very nice! I love the fabric.

smilinmera said...

Wish I could have come, but it was past my bedtime! How long did it take?

Danyelle Ferguson said...

Shirley - Why yes, those pics are fabulous aren't they? This really wonderful person hung them for me. =)

Cindy - Thank you, o' sewing challenged one!

Tamera - We started at 9:30 and finished at midnight. Just in time to go home and crawl into bed!

Thanks, everyone! It was a really fun project.

Amy said...

That is so cute. I love the style and the material. Don't tell me you can't sew cause that looks great just like some of the other projects I've seen you do. ;)

Kathi Oram Peterson said...

For cute!!! I love aprons. My niece made one for me that I wear all the time. Yours are adorable. :)

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