since last monday was a holiday i decided to whip up a little halloween apron to wear when handing out candy to the trick or treaters...i've been meaning to make a halloween apron for at least 2 years now but just never got around to it...so i thought: day off + halloween fabric = apron in about a couple of hours. famous.last.words. this apron gave me all sorts of fits...probably because i made the entire thing up in my head...after 4 full days of fits and starts here's what i've got:
overall i'm happy with it...
the criss cross 'halter top' pretty much sucked the life out of me (i suppose that's appropriate given the theme)
i will award myself bonus points for using fabric solely from my stash...
i like the mix of prints and the vintage plaid (from my grandmother's stash)
lessons learned this week:
- never think something will take 'a couple of hours'
- a pattern designer i am not
- measure twice cut once
- pin, pin, pin
- start with ample thread on your bobbin
on the craft room makeover front:
things are starting to happen...
maybe the total and complete disarray is what caused the apron making to go so wrong...there is definitely no feng shui going on in this room!
go visit amy's sew and tell friday for some weekend sewing inspiration!