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Twenty years ago I made and sold quilts in the charming little town of Julian, California, which evolved into designing my own line of patterns. Applique is my all time favorite, but I can also be ...

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Chore Girl Apron

from Barbara Brandeburg
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Chore Girl Apron
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic garment sewing

Pattern Description:

Make this speedy little gem with quilter style rotary cutting. The instructions have assembly line steps, so you'll be done in a jiffy. We'll tell you when to change thread colors on your sewing machine and when to press, saving steps along the way. It's sized to fit all, with plenty of wrap around room on the sides, so you'll keep the cookie dough off your clothes! You'll have to make several, because it's the perfect gift for your mom, sisters, or girlfriends.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size.


  • 1 yard each - apron fabric and lining (Note: Use a solid similar color lining to avoid print showing through to the front.)
  • 1/4 yard tiny scale print for small flower and large flower back,
  • 1/4 yd. small scale print for neckline ruffle and top ruffle,
  • 1/2 yard medium scale print for ties and middle ruffle,
  • 1/4 yard large scale print for large flower front and bottom ruffle.
  • Yardage Maximizer OPTION - 7/8 yds. each - apron print and lining (cut apron and lining crosswise), 1 yard accent print for all other pieces.

You Will Also Need:

  • Rotary cutter, mat, ruler.
  • Thread in apron and accent colors, bodkin or other fabric turning tool, pencil, pins, needle, sissors, optional fabric glue.