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DOMESTIC GODDESS APRONS

For the fashionable hostess, the artistic chef, the queen of the craft room, or the style-conscious art teacher. 3 styles with 3 lengths to choose from for different tasks. Whether you?re keeping food off of your evening dress, or dressing up a simple evening! Slimming pleats, pockets, towel loops & fabulous ties.

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Materials List (for all styles & sizes)


Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on the fabric.

FOR THE HALF APRON
In 3 lengths - Short, Mid or Long.
Can be made with Short or Long Ties.


- Short Ties tie in the back
- Long Ties wrap around and tie in the front


From 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric OR 54" wide heavier Home Dec fabric:

  •   3/4 yard of one print for Short length
  • OR 7/8 yard of one print for Mid-length
  • OR 1 yard of one print for Long length

From a second coordinating print:

  •   1 yard for the Short Ties, Waistband, Pockets, and Towel Loop
  • OR 1 3/8 yards for the Long Ties, Waistband, Pockets, and Towel Loop

PLUS

  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)

If using light to mid-weight fabric:

  •   1 yard of 20” wide mid-weight sew-in interfacing for the Waistband and Pockets (we use Pellon® 40)


NOTE: Both Full Aprons come in 3 lengths with 2 size bodices - Sm/Med or Lg/XL


FOR THE PLEATED BODICE FULL APRON
(for either size Sm/Med or Lg/XL)
From 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   1 3/8 yards of one print for the Short Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 1/2 yards of one print for the Mid- length Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 5/8 yards of one print for the Long Panel, Bodice and Pockets

From a second coordinating print:

  •   1 1/8 yards for the Waistband, Ties and Towel Loop

PLUS

  •   1 yard of 20” wide mid-weight sew-in interfacing for the Waistband and Pockets
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread

From 54” wide heavier Home Dec fabric

  •   1 1/8 yards of one print for the Short Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 3/8 yards of one print for the Mid- length Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 1/2 yards of one print for the Long Panel, Bodice and Pockets

From a second coordinating print:

  •   1 1/8 yards for the Waistband, Ties and Towel Loop

PLUS

  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread


FOR THE SPLIT BODICE FULL APRON
(for either size Sm/Med or Lg/XL)
From 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   1 1/2 yards of one print for the Short Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 5/8 yards of one print for the Mid- length Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 3/4 yards of one print for the Long Panel, Bodice and Pockets

From a second coordinating print:

  •   1 yard for the Waistband, Ties and Towel Loop

PLUS

  •   1 yard of 20” wide mid-weight sew-in interfacing for the Waistband and Pockets
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread

From 54” wide heavier Home Dec fabric:

  •   1 1/8 yards of one print for the Short Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 3/8 yards of one print for the Mid- length Panel, Bodice and Pockets
  • OR 1 1/2 yards of one print for the Long Panel, Bodice and Pockets

From a second coordinating print:

  •   1 1/8 yards for the Waistband, Ties and Towel Loop

PLUS

  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread


TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Iron/Ironing board, Tape measure/Ruler, Chalk pencil or Pencil, Straight pins, 2 medium size safety pins, Wax-free tracing paper from Prym-Dritz™, Tracing wheel, Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors).

- Fabrics shown are from Amy's DAISY CHAIN™ Collection for Rowan fabrics. Half Apron on the front cover uses fabrics ab34 wildflowers / navy and ab37 kaleidoscope / leaf. Full Apron on the front cover uses fabrics ab39 pressed flowers / turquoise and ab41 clematis / turquoise. Split Bodice Apron shown above uses fabrics ab40 sweet jasmine / navy and ab38 daisy bouquet / turquoise.