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Make Dad Happy!

Looking for the perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day? Make him a fun apron for grilling with this tutorial!


Materials:

  • 1 ¼ Yard of our Linen Cotton Canvas Fabric
  • ½ yard of our Faux Linen Canvas (Or you can simply do the same Linen Cotton Canvas Fabric. This is for the pocket so keep the same design, or change it up for some fun contrast.)
  • 3- Yards of Cotton Webbing of your choice
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Marking Chalk or Pen

 

Pattern and Cutting:

  1. Trim and block your fabric to make sure it is on grain and top is a perfect 90-degree angle.
  2. Fold in half right sides together selvedge to selvedge.
  3. Mark Point A, with marking chalk or pen, 1” down from top of the fabric and 6.5” from the fold. Draw a line from the top of the fabric to point A.

  1. Mark Point B 17” from the top of the fabric on fold.
  2. Mark Point C 13” from fold perpendicular with point B.
  3. Mark Point D 18” down from point B on fold.
  4. Mark Point E 13” from fold perpendicular with point D.
  5. Connect Points using your marking chalk or pen.
  6. Cut out Fabric
  7. Cut a separate rectangle 17” by 10” for the pocket

Sewing:

  1. Hem the strait sides top and bottom by folding them over 1/2” 2 times towards the wrong side of the fabric. Press and edge stitch these down.
  2. Serge or zigzag stitch the edges of the diagonal sides.
  3. Press diagonal sides ¼” towards the wrong side of the fabric and edge stitch down.
  4. Press diagonal sides 1” towards the wrong side of the fabric and edge stitch down leaving the ends open creating a tube for the webbing to enter.

seams

Pocket

  1. Hem the top of the pocket by folding over 1/2” 2 times toward the wrong side of the fabric. Press and edge stitch down.
  2. Serge or zigzag stitch the 3 remaining sides.
  3. Press Remaining sides 1/2“towards the wrong side of the fabric
  4. Pin the Sides and bottom of the pocket to the apron, Measure over 4 ¼” from each side and 2 ½” down from the start of the diagonal lines to insure the pocket is straight and centered.
  5. Edge stitch pocket down on sides and bottom leaving the top open.
  6. To add additional pockets, you can measure over your desired width and stitch down the length of the pocket.

Webbing

  1. Fold ends ½” twice press and edge stitch down.
  2. Feed webbing from bottom of the diagonal side through and over to the top of the other diagonal side and down to the bottom.

Your done!

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