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Sew an apron for a good cause!

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Marge_Simpson, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Marge_Simpson

    Marge_Simpson Well-Known Member

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    Craft Hope is collecting handmade aprons for women and girls in Haiti. Details here:
    http://haitibyhand.typepad.com/blog/
    There is also a list of other items they need, so if you can donate something, I am sure they would be happy to receive it. :)
     
  2. Marge_Simpson

    Marge_Simpson Well-Known Member

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    Come on, guys. Aprons are easy to make. And it's a really good cause. :)
     
  3. victoriaheidi

    victoriaheidi New Member

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    Marge, do you have any recommendations for someone who's handy with a machine or hand-stitching but doesn't know how to cut a pattern? :)
     
  4. Andrushka

    Andrushka Well-Known Member

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    I wish I could,I've made aprons before but I'm up to my eyeballs in projects already. Ive been crocheting blankets for cancer patients lately.
     
  5. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Past Prancer's Corridor

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    Here are directions for a very simple apron -- no pattern is needed at all. It is very similar to the apron that I made in 7th grade sewing class made for the very first project. (The page Marge linked to said that "half aprons" were OK.)
     
  6. Marge_Simpson

    Marge_Simpson Well-Known Member

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    There are lots of free patterns here:
    http://tipnut.com/56-free-apron-patterns-you-can-make/
    I made a couple of full aprons because I already had a pattern, but I made a bunch of half aprons from smaller pieces of fabric without using a pattern. I just kind of improvised from stuff I saw online.