Free Apron Sewing Pattern

Learn how to shorten a zipper before sewing it into a project. This is great for plastic zippers, coiled zippers, and invisible zippers.

It’s an easy sewing project with lots of steps, and it makes a really great handmade gift. Make one for all your friends and family members that love being in the kitchen!

What fabric should I use to make an apron? The best fabric to use to make an apron is quilting cotton. Quilting cotton is easy to find and easy to sew. It’s strong, durable, and washable.

Supplies

– 1.5 yard of quilting cotton – .5 yard of fusible interfacing – Sewing tools – Sewing machine

Make sure you transfer all the markings, like pocket placement and strap placement, to the fabric pieces.

Instructions

Fuse the interfacing with an iron to the back of one of the bib pieces. Take a strap piece. Match up the long edges and press them in half. 

Fold all three folds with the long raw edges inside the center and press in place. Do this to the other two straps.

Baste the short ends of the straps and ties to one of the bib piece at the marks.

Sew around the straps 1/8 inch from the edge.

Fold them over again 1/4 inch and press. Sew the hem in place 1/4 inch from the edge.

Sew the hem in place 1/2 inch from the edge. Backstitch when you start and when you stop.

Fold them over again 1/4 inch and press. Sew the hem in place 1/4 inch from the edge.

Pin the pockets onto the marks on the skirt. Sew around three sides of the pockets. Backstitch when you start and when you stop.

Sew one row at 3/8 inch and one row at 1/2 inch. Mark the center of the skirt with a pin.

Sew two rows of basting stitches along the top of the skirt.

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