Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Arpon--Wedding Gift

A few months ago I wrote a post about bridesmaids gifts, well the wedding is this weekend! Nope not my wedding! I have been married almost 5 years now! My cousin, Kyle, is getting married to a very wonderful lady named Danae!

Even though we aren't going to be able to attend the wedding, I really wanted to send a gift! I have been sitting around for months trying to decide what to make for them. At first, I was going to make both of them aprons, but I wasn't sure if Kyle would like one. So, last night I finally figured out what I wanted to do. A cafe style apron, with a pleated pocket, and ruffles!

I used the same fabric that I used in for the bridesmaids purses! Danae didn't get one for herself, so I figured I would make her a little something with the left overs. I decided to do the same type of strip work as I used for the purses. The pocket is one of my favorite parts! It is just a cute pleated pocket. There is an awesome tutorial over on the Made By Rae blog! Very Easy! Then I added the ruffle. That was probably the worst part to do! My thread broke while I was gathering one side. So I did the rest by just pining where I thought it needed to be gathered!



I love how it turned out and I think I will be making several more in the future!

This was featured on Women Who Do It All!
http://womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com/2010/04/more-mothers-day-gift-ideas.html

17 comments:

  1. I really like the colors your chose for the apron. I'm sure she'll love it.

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  2. That is super cute! I would love for you to come and link up at check me out saturdays www.iamonly1woman.blogspot.com

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  3. what a sweet gift....looks great

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  4. Cute apron and a thoughtful gift!

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  5. Cute,simple and great colors. I like this!

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  6. Very cute! I love the colors. I'm sure she will love it.

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  7. very cute, those colors are fantastic together, and the little pocket is super cute!

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  8. This is really cute! I love making aprons. What a great gift!

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  9. This is so adorable!

    I'm hosting a blog party right now and I'd love it if you stopped by and linked up. Hope to see you at Saturday is Crafty Day!

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  10. Thanks for linking up to Saturday is Crafty Day @ along for the ride! Hope to see you back next week!

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  11. Super Cute! Love the colors and patterns you used. Stop by the Sunday Showcase Party if you get a chance ~ Hope you are enjoying your weekend! Great gift idea!

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  12. Cute cafe style apron, and I really like the fabrics you used!

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  13. That is such a great idea! Very original and personal.

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