Beer-Garden Girl inspired apron

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This Christmas  I handmade  most of my presents this year.  While it was stressful and exhausting It was well worth the effort. Everyone was very happy, This fully lined apron I made especially for a Sister in law, it reminded me of a beer garden girl so much I wanted to give her two pint mugs to go with them.

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The Brown fuzzy Trim I added was my favorite addition to the apron, it went really nice with the cream eyelet lace. I used four small bows on each end of the side ribbons  that I attached   with the herring bone stitch ( which  when used that way reminds me of fish net)

2012-12-19-151857 I have always felt that having an apron tied around the waist to be uncomfortable, so I started about 7 aprons ago making them with an elastic waistband my mother who is very tiny, loves them since they don’t slid off of her frame.

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Adding the pocket was difficult to line up the pattern with out wasting fabric but I succeeded, you can hardly see it, I don’t think the recipient even  realized it was there .2012-12-19-151951

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4 thoughts on “Beer-Garden Girl inspired apron

  1. Pearl says:

    I love making aprons! Recently, I found a copy of “The Apron Book” by EllynAnne Geisel. Full of ideas and inspiration. I love your idea of putting elastic in the top…genius!

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  2. This is really cute. I’ve been to Oktoberfest in Munich and your apron really does remind me of a dirndl. I would happily bake in this apron. Thanks for the blog follow btw. 🙂

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