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Added Jan 10, 2011

by lugreen

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I came across the fabulous Alexander Henry “Pin Ups” fabric collection, fell in love with the elegance of the Obi Apron pattern (which has such a gorgeous 50’s look) and decided that my girlfriend’s christmas presents this (2010) year would be a combination of the two!

The skirt of the apron, front of the waistband and one tie were made with a coordinated cotton and the back of the waistband, second tie in the Alexander Henry fabric, the idea was that they looked quite prim but that underneath this was a hint of “naughtiness” to each apron. They were then decorated with ribbon, stitching, charms and a “Temptaprons” label.

Hope to soon have pics of the girls wearing them :) .. and to make one for myself! Done, finally! Using all the fabrics from the other aprons… 50s fabulous :D

Material Notes

Cotton, ribbons, charms




Garment Type

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    Nov 16, 2011, 12.27 AMby Andrea Delesdernier

    These are wonderful. Great sewing and I love your choice of fabric with the sweet surprise on the apron ties.

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      Dec 14, 2011, 08.55 PMby lugreen

      Thank you Andrea, still one of my favourite projects!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.06 AMby lugreen

    thank you all, so glad you like them! the pattern and fabric were a dream to work with, made them a pleasure to sew… and I could be Bree’s naughty sister :D with a less obsessively clean house!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 10.00 PMby marlalalalere

    yeah! Love the fabric!!!! Are you the Bree Van de Kamp’s naughty sister???

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    Jan 10, 2011, 09.13 PMby madebymeg

    love it (especially the naughty part)! and the little bow/piping accent along the front is so pretty!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 03.19 PMby zenica

    Much too beautiful to cook in!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 02.36 PMby soaringviola

    Haha! Very naughty, very cool and very beautiful at the same time :-)

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