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Day 8:: Aprons

apron 1

I LOVE aprons. I love them because I don’t HAVE to wear them, I GET to wear them. Remember that vintage apron that I love? Well, this is a take on it. The hardest part about this apron was selecting the fabric {which I paired with a pink polka dot from Hobby Lobby}. And honestly that wasn’t hard at all. I’ve decided that while I’m on my “staycation” I will write a pattern for this apron… and while I’m at it, I’m going to write a pattern for a children’s version too. So, for those of you who are obsessed with BOGOFs this will be a BOGOF. {And while I’d like to give it away, I’ve decided to capitalize on this one… trust me, it will be worth the few dollars you have to pay!} I’ve not written a pattern before, a few tutorials, yes, but a pattern, no. Stay tuned my apron loving blog friends.

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  • akb228
    January 8, 2009 at 7:12 am

    Very cute! I’ve been looking for an apron since Christmas, but haven’t found one I liked enough to spend the money one. So glad your trip was fun! Y’all looked great.


  • megan
    January 8, 2009 at 7:20 am

    I love it! Are you selling the aprons or the apron pattern?

  • erika
    January 8, 2009 at 7:27 am

    i love it! it’s so darn cute! i’d wear it as a skirt! (if it wrapped all the way around the back)!

  • Tara McClendon
    January 8, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Love it, D! Oh how I wish we lived closer so we could could let our kids run loose while your craftiness rubbed off on me! Never answered your questions about a trip to Dothan…not sure when we’ll get back down that way, we were there for Thanksgiving but you were gone! Sad!! Oh, and you should get your goods by Saturday…let me know how you fancy them!

  • LWB
    January 8, 2009 at 8:44 am

    SUPER cute. I’d pay for one for sure – let us know when you are ready to sell. Can I get one just like the one in the picture??

    Laurie Bolden {Wunder}

  • experiencing his grace
    January 8, 2009 at 8:44 am

    adorable! check out anthropologie b/c if you think about writing more than one pattern they have some cute ideas for adding little ruffles, pockets, and kids aprons too!



  • Jessica
    January 8, 2009 at 9:43 am

    ooh! I’m excited! I definitely want one of each – those aprons are so darn cute! 🙂

  • The Gotbeters
    January 8, 2009 at 10:13 am

    I would def buy one! Very cute!

  • becky
    January 8, 2009 at 10:26 am

    #1. did your child take this picture?
    #2. i spy a mama of 3 who doesn’t look like a mama of 3. and i’m jealous.
    #3. i spy awesome hardware. do you and your sis share an affinity?
    #4. i will definitely give you some capital gain for the pattern (or if you are selling them on etsy, i’ll visit you there, too!!)

  • maggi
    January 8, 2009 at 11:12 am

    So cute!

  • Jennifer
    January 8, 2009 at 11:15 am

    There’s no such thing as too many aprons, so count me in on this. I’ll buy whatever you’re selling – pattern and/or apron! 🙂

  • christy
    January 8, 2009 at 11:25 am

    Love it! Can't wait to see the pattern. I love aprons & have way more than I actually wear, but can't stop loving them!

  • Katie
    January 8, 2009 at 11:37 am

    aprons? girl, is there anything you don’t do??!?!

  • erin from austin
    January 8, 2009 at 2:50 pm

    very cute! i would love a pattern for an adult and child apron. i’ve just recently begun learning how to sew and would love any tutorials you can provide. thanks!

  • cgharv
    January 8, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    YAY!!! This may have to be my first sewing project! I absolutley love it:)

    I looked into brotehr embroidery software last night. Holy cow, you werent kidding about the dollar signs adding up!

  • simply seleta
    January 8, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    As a fellow apron addict, I applaud your pretty creation. My little sister has just started making aprons with her new sewing machine and now all four of our kids [plus myself] have these great Amy Butler creations. Well, the boys have light green seersucker.

    P.S. I’m laughing at your “picture only posts” month. It’s too cute to see you saying a little more each time.

  • cc
    January 9, 2009 at 7:51 am

    Hi Darby! I’ve been reading your blog (LOVE IT!) for a while. You are blessed with talent!

    Love the apron. So happy and fun! I also applaud you and your “staycation.” Bravo!!!

    Now for my question, may I ask….where did you get your hardware for your cabinets? I’ve been looking and when I spotted yours it was like, “BINGO!” that’s what I want! 🙂


  • Gordostyle
    January 9, 2009 at 9:26 am

    CUTE! I love it!


  • MGF
    January 9, 2009 at 2:50 pm

    I told my friend that I wanted to start wearing a n apron and she laughed that said I was living in the 50’s. I think she was jealous. hahaha