I got motivated to meet the January Handmade Christmas Challenge, hosted by SewCalGal.
I had to make something quick since today is the last day of the linky party and came up with a Christmas Apron! Wouldn't you love to receive a cute new apron along with some darling measuring spoons or even a Jar of Cookie Mix or potholder? Cookie Mix Tutorial can be found here.
|Snowman print apron|
Here's a tutorial in case you want to make an apron too!
|You need about 1 yard of fabric. Cut into this shape and these dimensions. 25" across the bottom. Side length is 21"|
|Along all edges, press raw edge in 1/4 inch and then fold and press in 1/2 inch and stitch down to create a finished hem all the way around.|
|Cut neck strap and ties. Three strips 23" x 2 1/2"|
|Press the raw edges in 1/4" and then press in half lengthwise and topstitch the strip closed.|
|Pin neck strip 1/2" in from top lining up strap on each side.|
|Pin ties to each side|
|Stitch the ties and neck band in place using this shape of stitching (a box with an "X" through it)|
Now go see the other Christmas gift ideas here:http://www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com/2014/01/challenge-1-january-make-it-handmade.html!