Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Amy Butler Domestic Goddess Aprons

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For Christmas gifts I made two Amy Butler Domestic Goddess Aprons: one for my Mom & one for my sister.  I was a little nervous embarking on this sewing project because I don't really have much experience sewing from a pattern.  I thought it would be much harder than it actually was.  I might even say these aprons were easy to make!  It took me a while but if you follow the directions on the pattern, it's not very hard! 
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The pattern includes 3 different aprons.  I made the 'pleated bodice full apron'.
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The fabrics I used are all Amy Butler patterns and are from the Midwest Modern 2 Collection.  I really love all of the Amy Butler fabrics!
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I thought that I took quite a few 'in progress' photos (always thinking about the blog!) but I can only find a few. . .
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Pinning on the pockets:


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Pockets & pleats are finished:
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I had a hard time photographing the finished aprons but here are a few:
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And here is my cute Mom modeling her apron:
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I love how these turned out!  I felt so proud of myself when they were done and I definitely want to spend more time at my sewing machine!
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Next up: the Amy Butler weekender bag.  I have the pattern but it's definitely much more complicated than the apron, so it may be a while before I get around to it!

10 comments:

  1. Your apron looks great. Wonderful job, what I can see of the top stitching is perfect. I have not been sewing much but I want to get back to it. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. i LOVE the amy butler fabric. and i mean LOVE. please don't look around on my blog long enough to find the apron i made for my mom for christmas...you're putting it to shame! You did a GREAT job. Maybe patterns would be good for me :)

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  3. Naaw, Mom sure looks cute. A weekender bag?! Hmm, I assume that will be my present for best sister day... The apron looks so nice hanging in my kitchen, can't wait to get cooking with it! Such a nice gift.

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  4. So cute! I love it! You are amazingly talented!

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  5. This is way cute! I love the patterns and the fabric! And your construction is great!

    I am glad you joined the party. I just became a follower, I would love it if you returned the favor!

    Thanks

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  6. Whoops! Looks like you already follow! So Thank you very much!

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  7. Love the apron! Amy Butler fabric is one of my favorites!

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  8. Wow. What a cute design. And your mom is indeed even cuter. :)

    Donna

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  9. I love those!! Great job---

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  10. Thank you all so much for stopping by and for your comments!

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