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Mom's No-Tie Apron

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Author Nutty Nana!
Price $5.95
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by R. Blair
on May 26th, 2020

“Easy to follow pattern. Loved the results. Made 4 for a neighbor for her grands. She was thrilled.”

Here is the apron for people who don't like neck straps and ties! Easy slip on and off in a hurry. For the cook in your family, sizes misses 8 to womens 28. Make them for any special occasion or just to wear every day. Add personalization, pockets, and plenty of pouf to make it positively perfect.

There are only 2 pattern pieces with five options: 1) plain, 2) ruffle along outside edge of skirt, 3) make custom bias tape, 4) pockets, 5) embroider design or name.

*Bonus feature: How to make your own coordinating bias tape.

For the moderate beginner – there are 9 instructional pages, 32 photos and 2 pattern pieces

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*Fabric for basic apron– 1 5/8 yds
*Option 2 ruffle – 3/8 yd coordinating fabric for small & medium; 5/8 yd for large & x-large, plus rotary cutter, ruler and mat
*Option 3 create your own bias tape– ½ yd coordinating fabric, plus rotary cutter, 24” ruler, cutting mat and Bias Tape Maker found in notions area of fabric store, or order online.
*Option 4 pockets – ¼ yd coordinating fabric or scrap of 10” x 8"
*Option 5 – embroidery thread for design
*Bias Tape – 2 packages of extra-wide, double-fold bias tape for sizes small & medium; 3 pkgs for large & x-large (not needed for option 3)
*Matching Thread
*Iron & Ironing Board

by R. Blair
on May 26th, 2020

Easy to follow pattern. Loved the results. Made 4 for a neighbor for her grands. She was thrilled.

by L. R.
on August 12th, 2018

What I liked about this pattern is no strings/straps! I didn't use the ruffles, but just made a plain apron with binding. It fits nicely.

by P. Wojnarski
on January 28th, 2017

My Mom is going to love this. Easy to put on and no straps to bother her neck. Easy to make. Will be great at meal time.

by K. Theile
on January 7th, 2017

I liked the apron pattern. It was pretty simple to download and follow. The only problems is, there is no size chart. As in, I had no idea what size to make because there was no chart explaining how big the different sizes were. Luckily, all the pieces printed out on one pattern so it wasn't like I was printing out unnecessary sizes/pieces. It wasn't hard to measure the different sizes and check them against my measurements. It would just have been convienent to know which size is how big, especially if you're making gifts.

by Mason, Roberta
on November 24th, 2016

Very cute pattern! So easy!

by knotts, robin
on June 3rd, 2014

Easy! Love the pattern, it's similar to what my great grandma and grandma wore. I think I'm going to try to make the next one reversible and that would eliminate the bias tape. :) I made it w/ the bias tape sans ruffles and it turned out fab. Thanks for a lovely pattern!

by J. Sproull
on April 15th, 2014

Very cute pattern! Easy to follow instructions, and easy to make. Love that this pattern comes in a variety of sizes.

by J. Marshall
on November 5th, 2013

I love this pattern, just like my grandmas.

by Sharpe, Donna
on July 31st, 2013

I love this!

by hill, jennifer
on March 22nd, 2013

have made this for family members and they loved it. thanks for the great pattern.

by G. Herkenrath
on March 20th, 2013

I love this apron pattern. going to make several just for me.
so many things and embelishments for children. Did I forget to It's so quick

by Kefauver, Lydia
on March 18th, 2013

Easy Fun Cute & Functional! What isn't to love? Great directions, easy to follow & the results are perfect.

by abella, angie
on March 7th, 2013

Love It!!

by Bergtold, Susan
on December 23rd, 2012

Easy and simple but there were a couple issues. First when I pay this much for a pattern I expect it to be a computerized pattern and not hand drawn. I can usually find Simplicity or McCalls patterns at the store for 99 cents and not have to print it or tape it. I also had a hard time getting the pieces to line up well with it being hand drawn and no center reference points to use when taping it all together. In the end I did tweek the straps a little to help them lay better in the back. Overall I liked it and I will make it again.

by BelSamp
on December 23rd, 2012

Simple and Easy to make! I'll be making more for sure once word gets out about how great this Apron is. I can see this being my go to option when I don't know what to make someone for Birthdays and other events :o)

by Melhorn, Tonia
on November 21st, 2012

This pattern was one of the easiest and quickest apron patterns I have used!! Very easy to understand and follow! Everyone loves the ones I have made so far.

by Undercover Princess
on July 25th, 2012

Fun and easy to make! Came in very handy today while doing the dishes :)

by KathyP
on January 4th, 2012

easy, simple to follow pattern and the combonations are endless. Great pattern.

by bubbilicious*boutique
on January 4th, 2012

Such an easy apron to make and so cute too. I made several for Christmas and changed up the pockets and how I did the ruffles as well so no 2 were the same.

by Short, Tina
on January 4th, 2012

cute and easy to make! I also made several of the childs size for my grands to go with the new toy kitchen from Santa.

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