An apron is a simple Christmas gift to make. You can usually whip one up in a couple of hours. On, the doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood, offers advice for making aprons for the whole family for Christmas. This image shows a quilted background with the photo of Simplicity Apron pattern 2691, showing an apron with a pocket and contrasting colors of fabric, along with a quilt-look table runner and a placemat pattern. Visit to join the chat.

How to Sew Apron Ties — Aprons make great gifts for the whole family! #HolidaySewing #ChristmasGiftIdeas

Maybe you’ve been thinking about sewing an apron for each of your family members as Christmas gifts, or even to use at Thanksgiving, when the whole family is visiting. They don’t take long to make. Simplicity apron pattern number 2691 is a simple pattern to follow. It comes with a table runner and placemats, and although it was published in 2009, it’s a timeless shape … Continue reading How to Sew Apron Ties — Aprons make great gifts for the whole family! #HolidaySewing #ChristmasGiftIdeas

Framed in turquoise blue linen fabric, we see a close-up shot of the skirt worn by Juliet's nurse in the stop motion video of Romeo and Juliet, and on top of the layers of skirts, we see the simple apron with detailed embroidery on it. The arrow on this image points to the embroidery, and the text says "free pattern and embroidery tutorials" above the logo.

Easy-to-Sew Apron for Barbie! Free pattern @ #ApronPattern #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and additional tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday I posted the PDF patterns for the entire pilgrim costume, which appears in the video above. But when I reviewed the tutorial video for the apron, I thought, “Holy smokes! That’s a really OLD video!” In fact, it goes back to the earliest videos I’ve made … Continue reading Easy-to-Sew Apron for Barbie! Free pattern @ #ApronPattern #DollClothes

#DIY Tutorial for #Dolling Hairdresser’s #Apron on

The apron pattern shown in this video can be found on this page under the “Accessories” heading. Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns. If you’re wondering why I make patterns and tutorials without charging a fee, please visit the “Chelly’s Books” page, and that should explain my general motivations. Overall, I love … Continue reading #DIY Tutorial for #Dolling Hairdresser’s #Apron on

Image of an Apron Designed for Barbie Dolls

Barbie Apron Pattern and Tutorial

It’s super easy to make an apron for a Barbie. Here’s the pattern for my Barbie apron and bonnet. You can download them for free. All I ask is that you like this on Facebook, tweet about it to friends, pin it on your Pinterest page, and/or reblog it (giving me the credit). I just want people to know it’s out here. Soon I’ll post … Continue reading Barbie Apron Pattern and Tutorial