The Perfect Apron: 35 fun and flirty designs for you to make

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Ryland Peters & Small, Feb 1, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Remember the classic gingham aprons mother used to wear? Or the traditional blue-and-white striped aprons you saw in the grocer’s store? Well, those are all here plus many more stunning pieces, ranging from the traditional to the trendy. With aprons this gorgeous you will soon be trying to find excuses not to have to take them off! There are fun designs for both adults and children and in no 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—after all, an apron is the most practical and versatile of garments. Each apron comes complete with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, plus fold-out patterns where necessary, and the beautiful illustrations 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 simple to understand, including bias binding, slipstitches, using templates, fastening, and more.

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About the author (2009)

Rob Merrett is a highly respected color and textile consultant in the trend-forecasting industry, working to inspire new ideas and concepts across both the international fashion and interior markets. He works closely with many leading design studios and has set up his own-name label in Italy.

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