The “I Love the 80s” Apron
I haven’t been able to make a whole lot of time for sewing lately, but aprons are just so easy. Which made this challenge was hard to pass up. In addition, I have been wanting to try a tiered, ruffled apron for quite some time. I went through my stash and to find a trio of fabrics that would go together and wouldn’t you know it . . . I had three that fit into an 80s theme. (The fabrics were left over from the Hot Pad Holder Christmas Present Project of 2011.) Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and mix tapes: Together at last.
I used red cotton for the apron backing, waistband, and tie. To simplify things, I used red bias tape to edge the side seams. I am a firm believer that aprons should have pockets – just not this one. I wasn’t sure about placement. Inadequacies aside, I think it’s pretty cute. And I cleared out some scraps.
Fabric: Cotton scraps in my collection
Pattern: None. It’s just a bunch of rectangles!
Year: Right now.
Notions: Binding tape – also from stash.
Time to complete: 1 1/2 hours
First worn: Just to fit the tie.
Wear again? I think this might be a gift for someone.
Total price: $0