Last week I spent a lot of my time sewing aprons. I've mentioned before that I make aprons for Margaret at TwoFish Bakery. I really enjoy making these aprons. Choosing two fabrics for each apron is a big part of the fun.
This one looks like jelly beans! I don't usually choose a solid fabric for an apron, but this blue went so well with the colorful jelly beans.
This lovely lemon fabric was left over after I made the "food baby quilt" for little GranddaughterStitches when she was first born.
This last one is bread fabric! I found it at my local quilt shop, The Loft. Most appropriate for a bakery, I think.
And here is Margaret with the aprons. She was so happy that she put on all three!
These aprons really are fun to make, especially when I get into the groove and make several. My paper pattern is beginning to show wear though, with lots and lots of pin holes. So I traced the pattern onto some pattern-tracing pellon. This will make it last much longer.
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Then on Friday I went to a quilting work day with some members of my Quilt Guild. We were working on things to sell at our fund raisers. And I had some Christmas fabric, so I made--guess what--more aprons!
I think they came out quite nice. The red fabric has a very small white dot pattern on it. The only difference in these aprons is that they have no pockets. Margaret insists on having pockets on her aprons. (Personally, I don't!) But I had misplaced the pattern piece for the pockets. I know I could have just made a square pocket, instead of the curved one in the pattern, but without pockets these aprons went together lickety-split fast!
They are all ready to be sold!