Holiday Baking Apron Tutorial

Holiday Baking Apron Tutorial

Created by Elise & Emelie

Hey there, makers! It’s that time of year again where lots of creativity will take place whether it be cooking, sewing, drawing, or painting- activities that will require clean up afterwards! So why not protect your clothes and minimize the cleaning process by covering up with these full size cross back aprons? In this post we'll show you how to make two aprons, one in an adult size and one in a kid size!

Holiday Baking Aprons

Fabrics used for these aprons:

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Holiday Baking Aprons

Other Supplies Needed
  • Ruler
  • Rotary cutter
  • Disappearing fabric marker/pen
  • Pins
  • Safety pins
  • Bodkin

Fabric Measurements:

*Adult (Child)

  • Facing: 44” x 4 ¼” (30” x 4 ¼”)
  • Body Top: 44” x 4” (30” x 4”)
  • Main Body: 44” x 30” (30” x 22”)
  • Straps Two 22” x 4” (Two 20” x 4”)
  • Body top interfacing: 44 x 4” (30” x 4”)
  • Strap interfacing: Two 22” x 3 ½ (Two 20” x 3 ½”)

Holiday Baking Aprons

Instructions

Cut all the fabric pieces and the interfacing pieces.

Fuse the strap interfacing to the wrong side of the straps. Center the interfacing.

Fuse the body top interfacing to the wrong side of the body top.

Sew the straps: fold them in half lengthwise right sides together and sew with a ¼” seam allowance.

Turn the straps right side out with a bodkin or safety pin and press.

Top stitch the straps ¼” on both sides.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Sew the body top to the main body with a ⅜” seam allowance.

Press the seam allowance up towards the body top.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Top stitch ¼” away from the seam line on the body top.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Using a disappearing fabric pen, mark the center on the body top.

Measure 3 ¼” away from the center mark on both sides for the adult size and mark, and 2 ¼” away from the center mark on both sides for the children’s size and mark.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Measure ¾” in from both sides and mark.

Pin the straps in place according to the illustration above . Use safety pins to make sure you don’t prick yourself while trying it on!

Try on to adjust the strap length and cut to fit.

Sew the straps in place with a ¼” seam allowance.

Take the facing and fold over ½” along one long side and press. Sew the fold in place with a 1/4” seam allowance.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Pin the facing to the body top, raw edges together and sew with a ⅜” seam allowance. Make sure the straps are placed ¾” in from the side.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Holiday Baking Aprons

Press the seam allowance towards the facing and topstitch ⅛” from the seam and press.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Sew the body top and facing together with a ¾” seam allowance on both sides, being careful not to sew through the sides of the straps. Turn right side out and press.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Fold the main body sides over ⅜” twice to enclose the raw edge and sew and press.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Pin the body top and facing together and top stitch ¼” in from the top and stitch in the ditch to secure the two layers.

Holiday Baking Aprons

Holiday Baking Aprons

Try on and adjust the length. Fold the hem over by 1” twice and sew in place and press.

You’re done! Hope you have many wonderful days of making and creating looking cute in your cross back aprons!

Holiday Baking Aprons

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