How much material do I need to make an apron?

How much material do I need to make an apron?

How much material do I need to make an apron?

To make an apron you will need about 3 by 5 feet piece of fabric, plus about 1 by 3 for the ties, and another bit for the pocket. I made these for an adult, and these measures are but an approximation. If you are making it for a kid, then of course, you will need less fabric.

Is it easy to sew an apron?

It’s really much easier to make an apron than you might think, especially with this tutorial. It’s one of the most basic apron styles you can make. Which makes it the perfect beginner sewing project.

How much fabric do I need for a half apron?

For the main apron piece, cut one 19″ x 31″ of fabric, making sure that the design elements are oriented across the width. For the pocket, cut one 10.5″ x 31″ piece. For the waist band and ties, cut two 31″ x 4″ pieces, and one 19″ x 4″ piece.

How do you make a simple apron by hand?

How to Make an Apron in 10 Minutes

  1. Step 1: Cut fabric pieces.
  2. Step 2: Fold and measure.
  3. Step 3: Measure and create a curved line.
  4. Step 4: Cut fabric on that line.
  5. Step 5: Hem with sewing machine.
  6. Step 6: Add the long straps.
  7. Step 7: Add the shorter strap.

How do you make an apron by hand?


  1. Create the Apron Shape. First, fold your fabric lengthwise and mark it as shown above.
  2. Finish the Curved Edges. Add bias tape to the two curved edges.
  3. Add a Pocket. You can add a pocket a few different ways.
  4. Finish the Remaining Edges.
  5. Make the Apron Neckband.
  6. Sew the Neckband to the Apron.
  7. Make the Waist Ties.

What’s the best way to sew kids apron?

Fold the ties lengthwise with right sides together. On 2 of them, stitch down the one short side and then down the long side. On the other, stitch down just the long side. Using a safety pin or pen, turn your ties right side out. Press.

How to make a child’s apron with adjustable ties?

Pin the long straight edge of each pocket, right sides together. Sew using a ¼” seam allowance. Press seam open. Repeat for second pocket. Place the pockets right side down on the scrap of light weight fabric. Pin and cut out. Sew all the way around using ¼” seam allowance leaving an opening for turning.

How do you fold an apron in half?

Fold in half. Start at the top from the fold and measure over 4.5″ and mark the spot. Then measure down 7″ on the side opposite of the fold and mark a spot. Simply cut from the 4.5″ mark at the top to the 7″ mark on the side using a circular motion.

How big does a strip of fabric need to be to make an apron?

Fold over your strip of fabric in half and iron down. Using a 1/4″ seam allowance, sew around the sides where you ironed. The strip is done so just toss that to the side while we make the main piece of the apron. Start off with a 20″X20″ piece of fabric (or 20″X30″ for adults).