Gale Apron

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Gale Apron Pattern


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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing skills.
  • Use 1/4" Seam allowances

Pattern Description:

We offer a Try before you Buy download at which is your recipe of the materials needed to make your own Gale Apron.

I met Gale, a retired New York State Trooper and "longarm quilter extraordinaire "who enjoys fishing and golf, through a mutual quilting buddy, Lynne (who is also an awesome longarm quilter). Every quilter needs an apron and came up with the idea for an apron sporting a fish tie for Gale. That was the beginning of what is now your Gale Apron pattern.

Once our classroom testing began, you can imagine that our Quilt Guild Members (see photo**) had their own opinions on what an apron should be. The Gale Apron ePattern gives you the choice of options galore...including built-in potholders.

**Pictured are some of the Chateauguay Valley Quilters Guild members from left to right: Sandra Georgina Ann Jessie Janet Nancy and Ariana.

One of the many versions of the History of Aprons which is most likely based on the poem by Tina Trivett is included with the pattern for you to enjoy.


The Gale Apron pattern uses quilting and flat construction sewing techniques to produce a reversible apron.

*Fat 1/4 friendly.
Use your machines decorative stitches.
Recycle friendly, just dip into Grandmas button jar and jewelry box to embellish your Gale Apron.
Options galore to keep you in style whether you are in your workshop, your studio, or your kitchen. Fire up your barbecue!
New Cut Out pattern pieces once you cut these out, the fabric that remains is your pattern piece.
Versatile : Make one, make many. Each Gale Apron is as unique as you are.

This ePattern is 16 pages. It prints the first 12 pages on letter size paper and the last 4 pages (pattern templates) on legal size paper.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most. Finished size:30" x 27"


  • Required fabrics are based on a 42" wide fabric.
  • 1 *Fat 1/4 or 1/2 yard for 1 Necktie and 2 Towel holders
  • 1 *Fat 1/4 or 1/2 yard for 1 Shirt and 2 cuffs
  • 1 yard for the body of the Apron
  • 1 1/2 yards for Lining, suspenders and ties
  • *Fat 1/4 is either one yard (36"x44") or one meter (39"x44") of fabric which is divided into 4 equal parts of 18"x22" (yard) or 20" x 22" (meter).

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 to 6 buttons to embellish suspenders and optional cuffs
  • D-rings for ties variation
  • Stapler (optional)
  • 1/4 yard of Fusible Interfacing for towel holders (optional)
  • 1/4 yard of Thermal fleece for built-in pot holders (optional)

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About Designer

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