Sunday, April 29, 2012

Tea Towel Toddler Apron

General life update coming soon (all is well; we're approaching 39 weeks with no sign of baby yet). In the meantime, I wanted to show you this super-fast apron I made for Arlo, using this tutorial.

Tea Towel Toddler Apron

Arlo continues to enjoy helping out in the kitchen, so I thought he might like having an apron of his own. I bought both the tea towel and the twill tape at Bolt. I used 2 yards of the twill tape, but if I did this again, I'd go for 2.25 yards, to make the ties a little longer. The only problem I had was that the front of the apron is a little low, because I had to make the neck strap big to fit over Arlo's head. I think it should fit better once he gets a little bigger (assuming his head doesn't keep growing too!).

Tea Towel Toddler Apron

The pockets are about 5 inches deep; I like Megan's idea of unpicking the pocket seams and adjusting them as the wearer gets bigger.

Tea Towel Toddler Apron

Yay for a fun and easy weekend sewing project!