Monday, August 16, 2010

Secret Stitching

With all my furniture being moved about and some plastering going on it's surprising that I've managed to get anything done this week....but I did manage some secret stitching that I haven't been able to share with you straight away.... you never know who might be snooping about my blog!

My dear friend Jo is having a birthday today..... and I know she just adores old-fashioned aprons so this is what I've made for her:
Modelled by my Miss 11
Reverse view
The fabric I used was from the Hunky Dory range by Chei Moi.

I knew exactly what sort of apron I wanted to make her, but do you think I could find a tutorial to suit.... after wasting two hours surfing the net (in which time I could have had the apron made) I decided to wing it and make my own. I did take some ideas from a childs apron tutorial I had and also the pocket came from a different tutorial again.... I'm really happy with the result!


Until next time....


  1. I do like your apron,especially that it is reversible. I am sure Jo will love it.
    Happy days.

  2. That will suit Jo to a T. If I ever visit any of these apron recipients...I'll exspect scones

  3. So cute the pini you made
    Sure Jo will love her gift. Happy Birthday to her.

  4. It is just beautiful. I'm sure Jo loved it. (Happy Birthday Jo)

  5. ssssssssssssssoooooooo very cute and love the colours xxxx

  6. Very very pretty! Reversible is always good for aprons!

  7. Gorgeous! Happy Belated birthday to Jo!

  8. cute, cute, cute...hugs Khris


Thanks so much for your comments...... It's nice to know i'm not just talking to myself!