Monday, September 2, 2013

Hot and Spicy




When I was at the quilt shop last week, I picked up this one yard remnant of Caliente Peppers.  It's a cute little print with names of peppers printed on the fabric, Jalapeño, Habanero, Caliente to name a few.  Add some rick rack and this is one hot and spicy print perfect for a 50's apron.




The 1953 issue of Smart Sewing is full of tutorials on how to make everything from theater hats to petticoats and a 50's sewing book wouldn't be complete without a simple half apron pattern.  I tried to use the their measurements  but I soon realized it wasn't going to fit so I added four inches to the waistband.  Ice cream at night will do that to you!



Keep calm and put your apron on,

4 comments:

  1. A darling apron - I love the fabric. Also love that vintage book.
    Lillian

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  2. Just the right fabric for this vintage look apron.

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  3. What perfect fabric for this cute apron Betty Lou!! Thanks for sharing.
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