Here’s what you’ll need:
#1. A standard sized dishtowel. (I bought mine at the Dollar Store.)
#2. 4 pieces of fabric cut into strips measuring 2 and 1/2 inches wide and 44 inches long.
#3. Any flowers trim etc. you’d like to embellish your apron with.
Step #1. Sew two of the strips right sides together along one of the long sides. Then, keeping right sides together sew closed the other long side. Now repeat this process with the remaining two strips of fabric.
Step #3. Iron each of the strips of fabric so that they lay flat.
Step#4. Fold under each end of both strips and iron flat.
Step #6. Attach one strip to each side of the top, back of your dish towel. (The strips have now become your apron ties.)
Step #7. ***Optional*** Attach what ever trim, flowers, ect. that you would like to your apron.
Ruby Jean says
Oh I LOVE this idea.. I LITERALLY have a stack of Brand new dishtowels that I always keep on hand for last minute gifts… So what a fabulous way to put them into EVEN better use!!! Have fun finishing up your gifts… 🙂
This is awesome. It’s such a pretty apron. Lol, I’m all about no ironing too.:)
Hannah @HannahHandmade says
Aw, thats super cute! I like the colors of the apron. If you ever make a tutorial on the flowers you made at the bottom of the skirt, let me know!
~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ says
This is such a perfect gift and idea all in itself!! Thanks so much for the inspiration & sharing!! 🙂 Love it, now i’m going to have to try this!! 🙂
Rose and Heather says
Ho my gosh! I Just love it! Please come and link up @ my Christmas Party. @ http://sewstylishboutique.blogspot.com/2011/12/christmas-gift-ideas-for-last-minute.html
Thanks Rose and Heather
I love this! Wow!
Love your apron! Great way to use up a fabric stash!
Kristen @ Titus 2 Work in Progress says
Ohhh I’ve got to pin this. It is so cute and I love that it doesn’t need ironed ha! Thanks for the idea. Found you over at the whipperberry linky party btw 🙂
Katie @ My Darling Days says
This is absolutely fabulous!! Visiting from Thrifty Decorating, thanks for sharing!
Lingering Liveaboard says
Thanks for this post. I tried it and love the result. In the directions, you say to sew the straps wrong sides together. I did mine right sides together, then turned inside out and it worked fine. I shared your site on my post and Pinterest. Thanks again!
Terrific idea and I like your unique method for the ties – well done!