The Perfect Apron: 35 Fun and Flirty Designs for You to Make

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Ryland Peters & Small, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Author Robert Merrett offers 35 fantastically fabulous aprons to make for every occasion. With pretty projects for work and play, why not maintain an air of classic composure with the Chanel-inspired Rue Cambron apron, the epitome of chic Parisian style, or put on the Spring Fever apron and indulge those green fingers with a spot of gardening. There are fun designs for both adults and children and in on time at all you will be stitching the prettiest and simplest design for daytime, or sewing a gorgeous piece to glam up an evening spent entertaining. Each apron comes complete with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, plus foldout patterns where necessary to ensure you won't miss a stitch, even if you are a first time crafter. All the key techniques needed to sew are explained in a way that is so simple to understand, including bias binding, slipstitches using templates, fastening, and more.*Each apron has been carefully designed to place the wearer family at the forefront of fashion.*Includes full-size foldout patterns where necessary.*Beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and retro-inspired illustrations.

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I was pleasantly surprised to pick up this book based on the cover photo and find out that it was a really great apron book! Many designs are straight-up copies of vintage aprons that have been ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

ROB MERRET started his career as a fashion designer and has worked with many leading design studios, apparel brands, andpublications, pioneering trends and developing new design concepts. Rob specializes in trend forecasting for the color, textile, fashion, and interior industries. Making Baby's Clothes is his third book for CICO, following the success of The Perfect Apron and the forthcoming Sew It, Stuff It.

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