Vintage style patchwork apron
Am I stretching it to call this vintage style? To be honest, I think of most aprons as ‘vintage style,’ simply because I feel that aprons themselves are sort of vintage! Do you agree?
I made this apron of out of some fabric scraps I found at my parents’ place (and some not-so-scrappy pieces, too!). I didn’t follow a pattern, but just sort of drew out a plan of how I wanted it to look – I might post a tutorial on my blog if anyone is interested.
The bodice part is made up of 4 squares, and the skirt is made up of 4 rows of squares, sewn into strips and gathered.
Here I have the straps crossed over in the back, but the straps themselves aren’t sewn to the waist ties – the bottom of each strap is just a loop that the waist tie can be threaded through. Due to this, you can wear the straps as I am demonstrating, or as straight straps, or as a halter neck!
Given it was the first thing I sewed by myself since finishing high school and home economics classes, I think it turned out pretty well! What is the first garment or item you remember independently sewing or otherwise crafting?
Beata from Tatulinka’s Tales