DIY - Garden apron

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DIY - Garden apron
By Burdastyle September 8, 2021 No comments
Everything in its place! This draft it yourself apron is the perfect project to sew up for the garden - you can also make one to use around your sewing studio.

 

Materials

Materials

 

  • - Laminated fabric
  • - Poplin
  • - Grosgrain 16 mm (6 1/4 in)
  • - Thread
  • - Patchwork ruler
  • - Pressing cloth
  • - Clips
  • - Scissors
  • - Seam gauge
  • - Tape measure

 

DIAGRAM

DIAGRAM

 

Draft the apron pieces according to the above measurements (in cm).

 

STEP 1

STEP 1

 

Apron: 1x each of laminated fabric and poplin print (= lining)

Patch pocket: 1x of laminated fabric

 

STEP 2

STEP 2

 

Stitch the pocket piece right sides to-gether along the long edge at a width of 1 cm (3/8 in) and turn right side out. Topstitch the gros-grain (on the seam side) close to the edge.

 

STEP 3

STEP 3

 

Place the aprons cut from laminated fabric and poplin (lining) rights sides together, stitch along a horizontal edge (bottom) at a wide of 1 cm (3/8 in). Catch the pocket piece from step 2 in the stitching.

 

STEP 4

STEP 4

 

Cut 2 x ties out of the poplin 3.2 cm x 68 cm (1 1/4 in x 26 7/8 in). Fold in and press the seam allowances to centre on both sides (width of grosgrain). Fold grosgrain under on each side and stitch to poplin tie (wrong sides together).

 

STEP 5

STEP 5

 

Pin the pocket piece and ties to the apron (on the laminated fabric). Fold open the pop-lin and stitch all around (leave an opening of ap-prox. 12 cm (4 3/4 in) for turning right side out).

 

STEP 6

STEP 6

 

Trim the corners and turn the apron right side out through the opening. Stitch all around close to the edge, closing the opening as well

 

STEP 7

STEP 7

 

Now stitch the compartments of the pockets to the desired width (here, 3 compart-ments starting at the centre at the same width).

 

FINISHED !

FINISHED !

 

Fill with all your gardening essentials and head outside!

 

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