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Activity / Fidget Aprons for Dementia / Head Trauma Patients

Added Jul 19, 2011

by Teresa Higgins

Marietta, Georgi...

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Description

Aprons made on behalf of Handmade by Junior League of Atlanta to be used as samples for ladies sewing aprons for Grady Hospital in Atlanta, GA to be given to patients suffering from dementia / head trauma. This is also a great item for a soldier who has experienced head trauma in combat.

Pattern attached as JPG (1 of 2 should be printed on 11×17, 2 of 2 on legal).

Kudos to Debbie Janson, Web Manager, ASG Tucson Chapter and Jody Elmer in Arizona who corresponded with me sharing their past apron pictures and a wealth of advice. Thanks Ladies!

Material Notes

Chef apron
grommet tool
pins
pattern
scissors
iron
grommets (8)
vinyl (8” L x 6” W or photo size)
photo of loved one(s) or from magazine (happy face, animal, etc.)
fuzzy fabric (8” L x 5” W)
contrast fabric (20” x 17”)
thread (I used blue and white)
12” velcro
worry beads (6)
key chains (2)
27” lacing
7” zipper
denim needle 100/16

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Unisex

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    May 24, 2017, 09.41 PMby shockersfantom

    These are amazing! I might have to feature these in an article over at our blog Stitchin Post Creations

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    Jul 19, 2011, 08.22 PMby avienusmcwife

    This would also be great for children on the autism spectrum with aspergers or a number of other Neuro deficits! How wonderful!! Great job!

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