Wednesday, October 24, 2012

"A" is for Apron (kid size)

Sew: kid size aprons

Pink and white gingham aprons with pink trim, perfect for a cake decorating birthday party:

I made 12 aprons, one for each party guest.
The aprons make a great favor the girls can use again and again.

Thanks cousin for modeling!

She's concentrating hard on making her cake box:

And here they are with their finished cakes:

Here's how I made the aprons:

1. I used an Ikea duvet cover Barbro Ruta I found on clearance last summer:
Wash and dry your cotton fabric.

2. Use an existing apron as your pattern and cut out 12 aprons:

3. Make 48" of 1 1/4" bias cut binding for each apron:

4. Begin by sewing binding to apron top and around both sides and bottom then press:

5. Now flip apron over and press in raw edge 1/4":

6. Fold pressed edge over to create binding and pin:

7. Stitch in ditch from the front side, keep checking the back side to be sure you catch the folded edge in your stitching:

8. Then repeat the process for the ties extending your binding 15" at the top for the neck ties and 24" on the bottom for the waist ties.

I'm linking up to:

SAS @ Funky Junk
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
DIY Project Parade @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming
Weekend Bloggy Reading @ Serenity Now
Textiles @ Freckled Laundry

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