Friday, November 2, 2018

I made an Apron!

I have tried many times in the past to make garments or other wearable items like aprons.  
Almost all of them were a total failure!

You would think with all the sewing I do, I could count on a success at least occasionally!




Well look at what I made! 



I decided at the last minute that I needed an apron to wear in my booth at the Quiltopia Quilt Show this weekend.  I wanted pockets to put things like pens, receipt books and my cell phone. 




I also wanted a few more secure areas for things like cash or change.  I found a pattern for one that was perfect here.  It required zippers, lined pockets, and other details but I decided to not be intimidated and just get it done.



 And it turned out!  Now it is not perfect by any means.  But it is wearable and I am quite proud of it.  I love that it is short and everything I need is at my fingertips.  It will be perfect for me to wear...stop by my booth and I will show it off for you!





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19 comments:

  1. It's perfect!! I only wish I had one of those when I used to sit at my own craft booth.

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  2. that is pretty neat - great job and so many pockets to hold things is a very good idea

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  3. That was a great idea! I love the fabric, too! Hope it is coming in handy at the quilt show. I bet everyone is getting lots of inspiration from your amazing quilts and ideas!

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  4. It looks like it will be really handy. I hope you have a great time in your booth.

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  5. Great apron. Congrats on a cute and really useful project. Stretching our creative muscles is always a good thing!

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  6. It looks lovely from here with the rounded corners and neat stitching lines. Hope your weekend is happy.

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  7. It looks great. I was looking for a pattern like this last year but couldn't find anything. Good luck with your booth.

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  8. It's just what the vendor ordered!! :o))

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  9. Sweet! Well done, too. My friends don't get why I don't sew garments, "I mean you sew, right?" Not the same thing. Hope you enjoy it.

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  10. Looks awesome Cynthia, well done for your perseverance. Wear it with pride and have a great show.

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  11. Now we just need a photo of it in action and hear how well it worked. GREAT JOB

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  12. Pretty and useful apron! Love the pockets ;)

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  13. Congratulations! I, too, struggle with anything garment or bag related. This looks fantastic, and useful too! Hope you get a lot of good use out of it!

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  14. Looks very handy! Hope your booth does very well and you meet lots of new people.

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  15. It was great to meet you @ Quiltopia! Your apron looks even better in person, so cheerful!

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  16. Thank you for the link, finally got it to print! Hope to make one before I will need the use of it. I've been wondering how I would cope!

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