Christmas time is almost here! Keep clean this year with this Christmas themed apron whilst whipping up some of your favourite Christmas treats.
- Christmas fabric: 0.5m
- Co-ordinating thread: x1 for sewing and x 4 for the overlocker
- Sewing Machine
- Co-ordinating Bias Binding: 25mm x 3m
- Round cup or bowl
- Cut out a rectangle, 3cm long x 37cm high.
- Cut a second rectangle, 41cm long x 34cm high.
- Fold rectangle 2 in half. Using a cup or bowl, place on top corners and trace to create a curved edge.
- Trim curve and open.
All seams are: 12mm
- Overlock edges of rectangle 2, ensuring you leave the bottom straight edge.
- Turn overlocked edges over 1cm and pin to create a hem. Using your pin, pull one of the straight overlocked threads to pull the hem in for the curves.
- Using your sewing machine, stitch down the hem.
- Attach rectangle 1 and 2 and match centre points. Sew together. Overlock rectangle 1.
- Fold edges of rectangle 1 over by 1cm, stitch down leaving the seam of rectangle 1 and 2 unstitched.
- Using Bias binding, measure your waist and add 30cm to create a tie and to stitch down. Cut strip.
- Repeat step 6 for neck-straps.
- Cut the strips in half.
- Using your iron, press the edges down. Trim on a 45°
- On fabric hangover of rectangle 1, pin bias binding. Continue pinning bias binding in half when fabric ends.
- Repeat on other side, sew bias binding down.
- Using neck-straps, iron edges over.
- Fold strap in half pin and stitch.
- Attach to fabric on rectangle 2.