1 1/2 to 2 yards of fabric

3 to 4 feet of ribbon


Needle or sewing machine

Sewing scissors

Tape measure

Chalk or pencil



Measure around bust-line and hips. Measure from collar bone to where you would like the apron hem to fall.

Cut out two rectangle pieces of fabric accordingly. Hold the apron up to yourself and measure how long you would like the ribbons that will tie around your waist and neck. (Be sure to cut a little extra length to allow room for sewing on the ribbon.) Pin ribbon in place. These can be attached when you sew the seam. Be sure to leave at least 1/4” for seam allowance.

Sew seems to prevent fraying.

Pockets can be added by cutting out proportionately sized squares of fabric, being sure to allow 1/4” of seam allowance. If using a sewing machine, use edge foot to sew pocket on apron.

Optional – Add any extra embellishments such as you house's coat of arms, ribbon, embroidery or mascot.


© Aly's pattern was taken with permission from her MySpace page.

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