An apron is the perfect introduction to clothing construction. Practice some traditional garment sewing techniques in an easy, flat format; like patch pockets and creating a waistband and ties. Part of the SIY-Sew It Yourself!™ series.
Detailed fussy cutting and precise stitching create an apron that is truly one of a kind. We originally used the amazing Curiouser and Curiouser collection by Tula Pink. Follow our path or choose your own favorite combo.
This classic one-piece cut is a great style for most body types. The extra-long tie is continuous for an easy, adjustable fit. And that intricate cross stitch flower on the bib is a built-in machine embroidery design!
Festive + fancy! Precision decorative stitching runs across this apron’s bodice and forms the “strings” for the skirt’s sparkling ornament appliqués. We love the empire waist, piping accents, and wide sash ties.
The apron’s clean lines highlight an empire waist, piping accents, and wide sash ties. Take these basics and kick them up a notch with a jumbo, riveted pocket as well as an adjustable neck loop that fastens with classic overall buckles.
This pretty apron shows off a number of fun embellishments and sewing techniques. And it’s one of THREE different looks built on a basic design that features an empire waist, piping accents, patch pockets, and wide sash ties.
The traditional smock styling of this apron means you have coverage both front and back with side ties that allow it to fit a wide range of body types. There’s a full pocket across the front and adorable shoulder ruffles.
We love the retro look of tough-yet-soft ticking. It really stands up to kitchen stains and spills. Our half apron design is beginner-friendly and fun to sew. Great for cooking your own family favorites or make one as gift.
Designed to hold whichever tools you use most in your role as a Maker of beautiful things. There’s a set of 13 pockets and the bib is detachable. It would be a fantastic vendor apron for craft fairs and farmer’s markets.
Our sweet child’s apron features cute-as-a-button ribbons on a whimsical polka dot base. The classic bib and gathered skirt style is fast, easy, and beginner friendly. Our pattern and cuts are detailed in small, medium + large sizes.
This apron is one of our most popular ever. The free downloadable pattern allows you to cut the main front and back of the apron as single panels. We love the retro style of the sweetheart neckline and mini-sweet pockets.
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Facings along both sides of the bib are made into casings, then threaded through with an extra-long tie that acts a continuous drawstring, creating both the adjustable neck loop as well as the wraparound waist ties.
A stunning half apron design with a crisp, tailored look. The Jacquard ribbons from Renaissance Ribbons remind us of vintage skinny striped ties. The key to our look is to combine a strong ribbon motif with a rich solid fabric.
This reversible apron features a cool crossover bib. And, fussy cutting a large, bold motif creates a dramatic finish. We offer detailed steps as well as links to full S4H tutorials on fussy cutting and pattern matching.
Unisex in color, tone, and fit; this apron would make a wonderful host/hostess gift wrapped up with some natural wooden spoons. The cool suspender buckles on the neck strap are a perfect match for its retro style.
This adorable apron has: an empire waist, pretty piping accents, double layer skirt, bouncy poms, and a unique oval pocket. And, Tula Pink’s Monkey Wrench fabric collection is full of colorful motif mischief.
This project is a unique one for Sew4Home as we are using someone else’s pattern to create the final design. You might have heard the industry news this…
Need a last minute gift? How about a super simple project for a beginning sewer? This kitchen linens classic gives you two projects in one: a set of napkins and a matching half apron in 100% cotton toweling. Pretty and popular!
Is there a guy in your life who should be crowned King of the Kitchen? We love Dad Chefs, and this apron is specially designed to suit their style. The body is made from tough canvas and features a full coverage outline.
Spring is coming (we promise), and this floral fantasy apron has all the pretty details you need to celebrate the season: from a pleated bib to cute diagonal flap pockets – each held in place with an accent button.
An apron in flannel makes for some cozy cookin’! The ties adjust with grommets and knots to fit a variety of sizes. Rick rack around the bib and along the waistband is the perfect finishing touch. We made ours with pre-cuts.
Their utilitarian, get-down-to-business style works well for women, men, even kids. You’ll love the tough riveted canvas, zippered pocket, and a cool slide buckle belt to cinch in place at waist or hip level.
A fan-favorite apron with all the best details: sweet florals and pretty rick rack + form-flattering waist pleats and a quilted accent along the top of the bodice. Even the tilted pockets have box pleat details.
Football + beyond: a tailgate party is always a great gathering! Show your pride with an apron in team logo fabric. A solid and stripe in coordinating team colors for the lining, pockets, and bottom accent band add extra team spirit.
If cooking makes you happy, you definitely need this happy little apron. There are three tiers of ruffles in a shorter, sassier style plus an extra flounce across the bodice. An easy-to-assemble pattern is included.
Like whipped cream on a plain piece of pie, decorative stitches turn an ordinary project into something special. We started with a basic bib + skirt apron design in natural colors of cotton duck, then added multiple rows of stitching.
If a full-coverage apron feels like too much, switch to a lightweight half apron for casual cooking and serving. This beginner-friendly project takes just a couple yards of fabric and can be finished in an afternoon.
Scrumptious sherbet colors give this flouncy little apron just the right blast of spring sass. There are two layers, both fully lined, with a wide waistband and generous ties. And check out that jaunty diagonal pocket!
Keep your tots tidy with this adorable apron for art projects and more. We used laminated cotton for an easy, wipe-clean finish. The free pattern is designed to fit 4T to 5T. Whip one up, then whip out those poster paints.
More things in life should be reversible. Having a string of bad luck? Flip it over, and win the lottery. If that’s not possible, you can at least start with this cool reversible apron. We used bold, summer-fun colors on both sides.
It’s time to plunge your hands into fresh dirt! Our Gardening Apron can help with the tough outdoor tasks. The design features a unique split-skirt that allows you to squat, bend, sit or stand without stretching, pulling or binding.
A heart-shaped bib, pretty ruffles rimming the edges, darts and pleats, all in a yummy combo of color and motif. This is a very fun, flirty apron. And we make no apologies for its all-out “girly-girlness.” Shown in two fabric combos.
The style of this half apron is similar to what you might see at your favorite bistro. Longer, with a slim fit, and thin wraparound ties. We added a monogram on the pocket because pro chefs do love their notoriety. Great for guys.
Pretty points on the bib and skirt give this signature S4H apron its name, but we also think it sparkles like a diamond thanks to all the beautiful details. There’s a free pattern download to help create perfect angles.
We often look to clothing items as initial inspiration for our apron projects. With its classic fabric combination and tough hardware, this overall style apron has an industrial-strength look and feel serious cooks will love.