I’m SO EXCITED to share with you my latest creation!!!!
This is a clothespin apron made out of a PILLOWCASE! No, really!
Do you love it? Because, you’re in luck! You can make your own! I’m giving away this tutorial for FREE!
The beauty of this pattern is, the only thing you need (besides the normal sewing machine stuff) is a pillowcase and some thread. That’s it! The pattern makes use of the entire case, there are only a few tiny scraps left when you are done making the apron!
And, the apron is double thick – so it’s nice and sturdy. It is great for clothespins but also for picking beans, gathering eggs, collecting nuts, craft projects – lots of stuff!
- should hold about 150 clothespins
- about 15 inches wide
- about 14 inches tall
- straps are about 32 inches long each
What, you don’t sew? Well, you’re in luck, later this week, this apron, the pink and yellow floral one, will be offered up for FREE in a fabulous GIVEAWAY! But, you’ll have to come back later to enter…
Interested in buying one pre-made? I have the top two aprons for sale over on my Etsy shop!
So, before offering this tutorial up for you guys… I had a couple of sewing friends give the tutorial a run through. My friend Edna, a sewing NOVICE, made this pretty apron!
And my new friend Inder, of the fabulous blog Inder Loves Folk Art, made this over the weekend too!
My HUGE thanks to Edna and Inder for helping me get the kinks of the pattern.
So, speaking of that pattern…
First, please respect all of my hard work on coming up with the pattern and then putting it all together. I hope that you make a ton of them, give them as gifts, sell them at local craft fairs and farmers markets… But please, do NOT sell these on line.
As a stay at home momma, I’m trying to make a few extra dollars while here at home and selling stuff on Etsy is how I’m doing it right now. I know that many of you are in the same boat! The original reason for this blog was to promote my Etsy shop (though it has turned into it’s own creature recently) with the hopes of making a few sales.
Thanks for understanding.
On to the tutorial… it’s a PDF file and you can download it here:
pillowcase clothespin apron tutorial final
If you make up an apron, pretty please with sugar and chocolate kisses on top, send me a picture? I’d love to feature it on the blog!
Have fun and happy clotheslines!