Free Apron Patterns Simple Santa Christmas Apron



A simple apron for you to make quickly during your busy holiday season.Enjoy this free apron pattern from Vintage Apron Patterns.Free sounds good
right about now and very easy sounds even better.

Quick, cheap and easy! what more could you ask for while you're rushing around for the holidays?

This will be especially fun if you're planning on playing hostess.

Merry Christmas to you and yours. God Bless You.



free apron pattern - simple santa christmas apron

Simple Santa's for mother and child. The pictures don't do these sweet aprons justice.

simple santa cut off waist ties

Step 1. cut off both of the waist ties. NOT THE NECK TIES!


simple santa make buckle out of plastic

Step 2. For adult apron cut a 3 inch x 3 inch square of plastic, for childs apron cut a 2 inch x 2 inch piece of plastic. This is thin and flexible like a plastic milk jug.

simple santa find apron center to place buckle

Step 3. Cut 2 slits in each buckle, see picture above to help you. Adult aprons cuts are 2 and 1/4 inches long each. Childs apron cuts are 1 and 1/4 inches long.


simple santa measure across waist area

Measuring for waist/tie

Step 4. Place Elmer's Glue on one side of each buckle section. Smooth the glue to cover entire surface. Place the gold felt onto the glued buckle and cut around all edges. Let it dry.Using an exacto knife open up the slits in buckles felt covering.

Step 5. Measure across waist area on both your adult and child apron.
Make a note of each measurement: add 56 inches to the measurement for the adult and add 51 inches for the childs apron.
Adult Apron: Cut 2 pieces of fabric 4 inches wide x 1/2 of the total length measurement.
Child Apron: Cut 2 pieces of fabric 3 inches wide x 1/2 of the total length measurement.

Step 6. Place the two short ends of the tie sections right sides together . Stitch across using a 4/8 inch seam.Press seam open and top stitch at right side approximately 3/8 inch on either side of the seam.

Step 7. Turn each short end to the inside 1/2 inch, press. Turn both long edges to the inside approximately 3/8 of an inch, press well, fold waist tie in half wrong sides together.Pin. Sew to close open edge and top stitch around remaining three sides of tie. Do this for both the adult and child waist/ties.

Step 8. Top stitch using black thread 3/8 of an inch from all buckle edges.

Step 9. Thread waist/tie through buckle, find apron center and position top edge of waist tie as shown.

Step 10. Top stitch both long edges of tie to apron, lift up edges of buckle slightly to sew under.

Step 11. Place fake fur at top edge, pin and cut to fit the curve of apron top.
Sew around all four sides. Gently push fur back to sew close to edge.


simple santa apron sew under buckle somewhat



simple santa apron find center for buckle placement

Mark center placement. Line up center of buckle with apron center.



Pin waist tie securely


simple santa apron top edge of wais/tie placement

Top edge of waist/tie meets top corner edge of apron body


simple santa  apron fake fur top edge

Line up fur with edges, cut to fit contour

Material Supply list:

1 premade adults apron in red
1 premade childs apron in red
1 2 inch square of pliable plastic for child buckle
1 3 inch square of pliable plastic for adult buckle
Small pieces of gold felt for buckle covers
Elmers glue or similar
1/2 yard of black fabric for waist ties. This is enough for both aprons.
White fake fur-the total for both childs and adult apron is approximately 15 inches long. Note: measure across top front edge of both aprons to determine the exact measurement.
My fake fur is 2 inches wide.

White and black thread.

Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas

 



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