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, taking full advantage of the amazing Curiouser and Curiouser collection by Tula Pink for FreeSpirit Fabrics, based on Alice and all her Adventures.
If you are brand new to garment sewing, try out your wings with this project. Learn how to apply facings, make a simple square sleeve, create a self-belt with belt loops, and get some fussy cutting practice.
Fussy. Cut. It means having your way with fabric, manipulating it to best showcase motifs and colors. This pillow trio was originally made in Tula’s De La Luna Halloween-themed fabric, but they’d be smashing in any of your faves.
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.
The “fantail” refers to the unique triangular back on our kimono, which is further accented by a tassel. It would make a beautiful, lightweight summer wrap. The instructions also include the matching obi style belt.
Flying geese blocks, combined with the fabric’s vintage motifs, give our beautiful quilt its name. The variety is a quilter’s dream. You can isolate and piece together all the interesting bits into a wonderful collage.