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50+ Free Half Apron Patterns
Sewing a half apron can make a great first project for someone just learning how to
sew. And because it's smaller than a full apron and usually consists of simple
shapes and just a few straight seams, it should sew up quickly. Plus, many aprons
are made from medium-weight cotton fabrics, which will be easier for a beginner to
handle and sew. And depending on how fancy the design of the apron is, it can give
a new sewer the opportunity to practice certain techniques such as turning fabric
(for the ties), gathering fabric, creating and adding ruffles, and making and adding
pockets. And if you sew the apron from a combination of busy print fabrics, any
mistakes are less likely to be noticeable.
A half apron can also be a great project for an experienced sewer looking for a
quick-to-make project. And it can also be a great way to use up that fabric stash of
fun and funky prints you may be saving.
A pretty apron can also make a great gift. What home cook couldn't use one more
apron? Plus, since there's no fitting required, you know the apron will be the right
Make a beautiful, functional half apron today with the help of this collection of over
fifty free half apron patterns and tutorials gathered from all over the web!
Of course, an apron serves the function of protecting your clothing from spills and
spatters as you cook and prepare food. But many of these designs show that
functionality doesn't have to be boring! In fact, many of these apron styles are so
lovely, looking more like formal skirts, that you may find yourself trying to avoid
getting them stained in any way!
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