Placemat Aprons

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Making a placemat apron is super simple and also very affordable. I've made several of these in the past, but I thought for September's Creative Challenge I would make a couple more. Here is how I did it: Materials Needed: 1 … [Read more...]

Simplified Sewing with e Patterns


Recently, I was in a sewing class with several experienced sewists. The topic turned to ePatterns and the general consensus was dislike. I hate to be the bearer of bad news to these ladies, but instant download ePatterns are the future. What is an … [Read more...]

Choosing Fabric for an Apron

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  It’s safe to say that I have spent a lot of time matching fabrics to aprons.  And, with the holiday season closing in on us, I wanted to give you a quick tutorial about choosing fabrics for aprons.  Because we all know that aprons make … [Read more...]

10 Apron Ideas

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Here are some great apron ideas! 1. Little Girly Aprons from Little Lizard King 2. Child's Reversible Apron from QFD Creative 3. Hand Towel Apron from A Little of This 4. Retro Ric Rac Apron from Flamingo Toes 5. Domestic Goddess Half Apron from … [Read more...]

Apron Applique Tutorial

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It is a delight to be back here at Somewhat Simple with another sewing project. In case you aren’t aware of this, I have been making aprons and apron patterns for almost five years.  All of my patterns {and an apron or two} are available in my … [Read more...]