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!
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.
These bunnies are ready to hop-to-it and help with your dish drying. Download our free appliqué templates to make one towel, the full set of three…. or more! As you know, bunnies have many friends and relations.
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.
This pair of oven mitts has a tough industrial style: clean lines, simple patterns + bold machine-inspired accents. Light to mid-weight canvas and denim are excellent choices. Neutral tones and simple patterns keep the utilitarian flair.
No tea party is complete without tea towels. We show you a unique method for hemming and applying the bottom border accent. And, there’s a free template download for the sweet tea time appliqué designs.
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 earns our Sewing Survival Emblem as a beginner-friendly project that takes just a couple yards of fabric.
Start with an off-the-shelf hot pad and mitt set – we found ours for $2 – add some simple fabric and trim details and voila, style on a shoestring and a great first make. It’s also an excellent ScrapBusters project.
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!
A heart-shaped bib, pretty ruffles rimming the edges, darts and pleats, all in a yummy combo of color and motif. This is one 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.
Are your potholders always on opposite sides of the kitchen when you need both to pull something out of the oven or off the stove? This two-handed design solves the problem and looks great doing it. Great gift idea!
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.
Combine the wearable feature of an apron with the wipe-able feature of a towel to create our Wear ’n’ Wipe Kitchen Towel Scarf. A patchwork panel at the top loops around your neck; at the ends are absorbent towels.
See how to make a patchwork panel from which you’ll sub-cut horizontal accent bands to jazz up a store-bought flour sack towel (or two or three). We used leftover jelly roll strips, but any small scraps could work.
Pretty patchwork with pie-shaped wedges spins into a full circle. There are free downloadable patterns for the front wedges and the back circle. A Janome Circular Sewing Attachment gave us those perfect concentric quilting circles.
A 9-part pattern is included to create the beautiful bottom curve, angled bodice, and cute pockets. For our special finishing details, we added just the right touch of decorative stitching and buttons to secure the ties.
Careful fussy cutting and renaissance details give this apron its unique style. Pattern downloads are offered for the bodice pieces as well as the pretty oval pocket. Originally done in the Elizabeth collection by Tula Pink.
It may be a half apron, but it’s full of pretty details. For yourself or as a delightfully easy gift, this adorable apron mixes a lightweight solid cotton with a bold quilting print. We added slash pockets and cute rick rack accents.
This is the perfect kitchen gift set. There’s an adorable half apron with two matching hot pads. Bundle up the trio with a set of your favorite recipes and a few kitchen utensils to create a handmade-from-the-heart gift basket.
Pull out some pretty fabrics from your scrap stash and blend them together into a happy mix of pattern and color. Each mitt uses up to four different fabrics. They’d make a great gift for wedding shower season!
The Janome Circular Sewing Attachment, Aurifil Thread, and multiple rows of decorative stitching work together to create a “round-tastic” set of hot pads. Add a special recipe or unique seasoning for an excellent gourmet gift.
Add a little sparkle with metallic cottons. This is a fast and fun project that would be great for someone new to sewing. The waistband and ties are surprisingly easy to make, but give the apron a very professional look.
This panel-style apron (with a bonus matching hot pad) lets you play with a bold print to improve your fussy cutting skills. The wraparound pocket is a perfect match against the skirt, and a solid color frames the bib and skirt.
Pretty towels are a wonderful addition to any kitchen for yourself or as a gift. This option is great for longer fabric scraps. Each towel starts with one 4″ and one 3″ strip, which are then trimmed to fit a purchased base towel.
This happy pair of hot pads is all about the beauty of a perfect line. We selected a wide stripe for the front, then highlighted it with parallel rows of bright decorative stitching. Wrap up several as a unique host/hostess gift.