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Here it is, my September project. The hostess apron.

I love it. I can’t believe it took me almost two years to actually put this together, but I did.

And here’s my action shot, trying to photograph the back of the apron myself. Of course, I realize now I should have just spun the apron around, but the picture shows how much of a goof I can be. Why not admit it?

My goal now is to find a pattern like these and make a few of these apron smocks.

I can see using them at home for working on my DIY projects but also as regular weekend wear, especially that red & white striped one.

About the author: Home sewist for over twenty years, clothing, crafts, and home furnishings. Love the styles of the 1930s and the exquisite details that were utilized then in even the simplest of garments.

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  • Marissa October 16, 2006, 7:50 pm

    Really cute!

    I love the apron smock. I’ve been using my Sept. project more as a smock than a housedress and it’s worked really well! I was thinking that if I made another I’d make it shorter, but now I’ll have to look for a pattern like the ones you posted. 🙂

  • Anna October 17, 2006, 3:47 am

    That’s a really cute apron, great job!

    I love those smocks too, I am always looking to add more apron patterns to my collection, but I only like smock versions, I seem to get my t-shirt dirtier than my pants so aprons that tie around the waist aren’t much use to me!

  • modmom October 30, 2006, 2:58 am

    i LOVE that apron + fabric!
    i can’t wait to see your smocks!
    those are great patterns!
    i want one too!

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