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Determine how long you want the skirt part of your finished dress to be. I wanted my bib to hit about an inch and a half below my collarbones, so I started my measurement there.
Add half an inch to both numbers for seam allowance, then measure and sketch out a bib on your fabric. I made mine in a sort of trapezoidal shape, but you can use any shape you want, like a circle, a square, or even a heart!
Sketch out two skinny rectangular pieces, allowing half an inch length- and widthwise for seam allowance mine ended up being three inches wide and 25 inches long, but yours may vary depending on the length of your torso and your personal preference. Putting the pieces together:. Sew the bib and strap pieces alongside the pins, about half an inch from the edges, using a straight stitch.
Turn the bib and straps right side out and press them with an iron. Attaching the suspender clips: Stick a pin into each strap, one inch from the end. Weave the ends of the straps through the clips, and fold them over so the ends line up with the pins. Refine your search for ladies pinafore dress patterns.
Refine more Format Format. Best Match Best Match. Items in search results. New refers to a brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item, while Used refers to an item that has been used previously. Condition see all Condition. Format see all Format. Adding the ruffle is optional. Take one strap and pin it Put it underneath the pressed top edge of the main piece.
This is the one that you left un-sewn earlier. Sew the strap pieces in place. You will notice that the straps face down toward the main apron piece. To make them face up, away from the apron, flip them up and then sew close to the top of the apron to make them stay put. Refer to the video for more clear instructions on this. Turn the apron over. Take the strap on the left and crisscross it over to meet the outside edge of the main apron piece on the opposite side like in the photo above.
Pin the strap in place. Sew the straps, that are lined up with the outside edge, in place. Flip them up, away from the main apron piece, and sew along the top to keep them up see photo below.
Pull the gathering strings, that you put into the ruffle piece earlier, until the length of the ruffle matches the width of the apron. This post contains affiliate links. See my full disclosure HERE. Is there any chance that you might be selling some of these beautiful aprons in the future? First let me say that I love your blog! I was so happy to see the pinafore apron pattern. Thank you for such great detail in explaining how to sew one of these.
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