Friday, July 2, 2010

4th of July Apron - Amy Butler Pattern

The pattern and directions were from Amy Butler's In Stitches: More Than 25 Simple and Stylish Sewing Projects. I got the fabric from Joanns and this is actually a Joann's Exclusive Print.  So rusty in my sewing and a perfectionist at the same time, this took me 3 days to complete.  Once it was done, I was very happy with it.  I wore it out on Independence day as if it was a skirt.  Got lots of looks and smiles.  No I was not only wearing the apron.  I had it over a pair of Levis (so American, right?) and a plain white shirt.  If I were to sew another one, I would make it shorter as it was just a bit too long for me as I am only 5' 4".  If you are taller than that, then the length would be perfect for you.

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