Short Pleated Apron

I have been very busy with cooking and sewing projects so I have a lot to fill you in on!  You will hopefully be seeing a flurry of posts from me in the next few days.

First up is this cute apron I made for my Grandma.  When she asked for an apron for Christmas this year, I jumped at the chance to make her one!

The pattern comes from Amy Butler’s book In Stitches.  It’s a great pattern!  It is pretty quick to make and has some wonderful little details.

I love that the apron is pleated instead of gathered:

It has a cute little pocket:

And I love this little pleat where the tie meets the waistband:

I had to give up on a couple of the sewing gifts I had planned to make this year because I just ran out of time.  The fabric for these items is already cut out, so soon after Christmas I hope to sew them up and then I will have a couple of gifts ready to go!



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2 responses to “Short Pleated Apron

  1. Maureen

    That is adorable, I’m sure grandma will love it!

  2. Karen, this is just the cutest apron! Your Grandma is going to love it! I really do prefer the half aprons. I am going to check out Amy Butler’s book – love her fabric. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

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