Day 2 of our Product Match Up with Petaloo is all about creative DIY holiday aprons as Shelley from the Petaloo’s design team shows off her apron on the Petaloo Blog today, we add and we are sharing this great apron Donna designed on our blog today, both show off the amazing Petaloo DIY Flowers, Tattered Angels Mists and Canvas Corp blank Canvas Aprons.
Shelley shows us how to create this classic apron that Santa’s helper would definitely like to show off. The touches of rick rack, cording, flowers and the added pocket have a handmade look and feel. You can see all the details on how Shelley created this great apron on the Petaloo Blog today. You will also find all the details on how to enter to win.
Shelley misted a piece of canvas to create a pocket for the front of her apron. Tattered Angels mists love fabric and the colors turn out so vibrant. Each flower was also misted showing off the deep, rich color of each mist.
Donna brings together some of our favorite elements to create her apron including the new Canvas Corp Ticking, Recipe Cards and Glimmer Mist Paints. Donna shows us how to make this apron without the need for a sewing machine, but with the added detail of hand sewing.
What you will need:
Tools Used: Scissors; Needle; Iron; Spray box
Step 1: Use a non-stick mat or a cardboard box and make sure to protect the area around you. Then spray your Petaloo flowers with Tattered Angel Baseboard Fire. The rich, red color just pops on these DIY fabric flowers. Set aside to dry. Then spray a top coat of Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist Gold to bring on the sparkle and shine. Set these aside to dry.
Step 2: To make the ticking ornaments, trace 3 circles onto paper to make your pattern, then trace to Heat ‘n Bond and iron Heat n Bond to wrong side of the Ticking Fabric.
Step 3: Cut 3 square pieces of canvas from your sheet and apply the Heat ‘n Bond the same way shown in step1. Then cut out the fabric circles and place on the apron with the ticking stripes running up and down. Iron both parts of the ornament into place. Stitch around both with the floss.
Step 4: To create the pocket, cut a rectangle from the red ticking fabric. You can make the pocket the right size for your apron. Then fold the sides over and apply Heat n Bond as shown. Place the pocket in the upper section of the apron and iron. Keep in mind you only want to do 3 sides. You can Heat ‘n Bond the top folded over piece to keep it in place, but make sure you cover it completely in the fold so you do not iron your pocket shut. Then stitch around pocket like the ornaments in a simple straight stitch method.
Step 5: Now to decorate your apron. Freehand the vine with a pencil and hand stitch with green embroidery floss. Stop by DMC’s Website
for a quick tutorial and instructions on a wide range of hand stitches to choose from. You can hand draw the ornament hooks or embroider them with silver metallic or green floss.
Step 6: To create the leaves, hand cut them from the canvas sheet and spray with Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist Kiwi.
Step 7: Once everything is dry and you are ready you can adhere flowers and leaves with Aleene’s Fabric Fusion to your apron.
Once dry hang in the kitchen for the holidays, wrap it up and put it under the tree for someone special or wear it yourself and show off your amazing work. The Petaloo flowers look amazing when misted with Tattered Angels paints letting the vibrant colors show through. Add them here and there and just have a ball.
Slip in a few of your favorite holiday recipes hand written on recipe cards and use your apron to hold your holiday recipes or slip them in your gift and share the gift of a great recipe.
Now jump over to the Petaloo Blog and see the great projects they are sharing and enter to win.
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