Button-Up Apron

1-10-13

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While at the thrift shop I got the urge to make a button-up apron that I saw on pinterest earlier this week. The link didn’t have any instructions so I was just making it up as I went. I started with an XL men’s shirt (For my second attempt I used a Medium and it still worked).

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Then I drew a line from about 2 inches up the collar to right below the armpit. I cut up the side seam on my line from armpit to collar and around the collar. The collar has a finished seam on the bottom so as long as you stick close to that when cutting you can avoid having to sew there.

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The picture above on the left is what it should look like all cut out. Next I ironed up the sides and sewed a nice finished edge all the way up. To make the ties I cut a strip from the back of the shirt about 3 inches wide and as long as the shirt was tall. I sewed the two sides together as shown above on the left, then flipped the tube so the finished side was out. I ironed them flat and sewed them on to the apron right below the angle. At this point its all finished so get cooking!

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