This From That:  Aprons for Children

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  This From That In the event that my memory ever fails me, I want to remember that I actually did things like this and how I did them. There will be many posts to this category in the future and they will all begin This From That. I love thrift stores. Some are better than others. Commercial clothing […]

Garden Aprons

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  Garden Aprons. Easy, fun and economical to make. I like to make them out of “duck” (which, when overheard caused a child to ask why I would use a duck and what happened to the feathers?) . . . also known as outdoor fabric. I have found that some of the most beautiful and […]

Aprons for Animals

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  Little girls love dress-ups. They love to dress-up little animals, too. I found several small pieces of fabric with an old-fashioned/vintage look and made teeny, tiny aprons for some playroom animals I know.     I made the ties nice and long for little fingers to work with and used bright and cheery colors. […]

Cupcake Apron for Afton

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    “There is something so moving about a truly beautiful woman  cooking dinner for someone she loves.” -Thomas Wolfe-     Just a quick look at another little apron. This one will help Afton when she is cooking. She cooks often. Granted, it won’t keep her perfectly clean because it is called a “half […]

Easter Aprons for Little Girls

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“What will I do when my little granddaughters grow up and don’t want to wear little aprons? That will be a very sad day.” -Grandma- Today’s quilt shops are among my favorite places on earth. The patterns and prints are endless and the quality of the fabric is wonderful. I remember having an Easter dress made […]

Ivy's Apron

“Worries go down better with soup.” -Jewish Proverb- journal entry: Just a quick apron for Ivy.  Long ties in the back, gathers, ruffles, a pocket and a funky button.  She loves to cook  much more than she likes to wash her clothes.  Seems like a good solution !  Made my own pattern.  Took about an […]