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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Working on my Kitchen Swap Gift -- an Apron

Yesterday in the mail I received all the pertinent information I would need for participation in the Kitchen Swap I mentioned here not long ago. I really do enjoy swaps and have had a good experience with each one I have entered so far. This is my first Kitchen Swap though, so I was looking for some ideas for what I could make for my partner, besides a few handmade cotton dishcloths, of course! I came across Lucy's website called My Byrd House, and her idea for making an apron from the leg of an old pair of jeans. I just so happen to have a whole shelf full of old jeans that I was going to use to make a quilt, but I think I can spare one leg for an experiment.

I'm planning to use fabric from my stash to make bias binding, just as I did in this tutorial, and coordinating fabric for a front pocket.

I'll let you know how it comes out!

Happy Stitching!


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3 Comments:

  • Another swap!?! Wow! Good for you!
    I seem to be getting myself into commitments without a computer these days...and more on the weekend!!! Sheesh!!

    Thanks for all your wonderful comments on my blog MG. It makes my day! 8-)

    Happy stitchings!

    By Blogger MYRA, At May 5, 2009 at 2:26 PM  

  • I just finished writing a post on aprons that will run on Friday.
    Great minds? :)

    By Blogger Laura Ingalls Gunn, At May 5, 2009 at 3:48 PM  

  • Oh My Goodness! I don't usually comment on my own posts, but I just have to pop in here real quick and say that this apron is turning out just so darn cute, I can hardly stand it! I should have it finished later tonight and pictures posted tomorrow.

    I'll be making more than one of these, that's for sure!

    MGM

    By Blogger Mary Grace McNamara, At May 5, 2009 at 5:37 PM  

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