Valentine Kitchen Towel Apron

Need a quick and easy Valentine gift for the cook in the family! A Valentine Apron.

What you need :

  • Valentine Kitchen towel (mine came from Dollar store)
  • Ribbon ( will be the Ties for the apron) in matching color
  • Basic Sewing Supplies /Machine

Directions :

  1. Fold dish towel in half width-wise -with pattern showing
  2. Make three pleats by pinching fabric (1 in middle of towel and 1 on each side ) Pin in place.( Box pleats) . Then sew across the top of pleats to keep them in place.
  3. Then measure out enough ribbon to go around wait and add extra for ties (you make have to guess if you are giving as a gift/extra is always good)
  4. Then pin Ribbon on to dishtowels (fold ribbon in half this is the center and pin to center of towel. Pin across in place and sew -across . Both top and bottom. You can also use a decorative stitch if you have one on your machine.
  5. Done!

Pleats :

Ribbon ties :

You can make these for all occasions – they are inexpensive and cute.

Halloween apron:

Christmas Angel Doorstop *Gifts from the Home

Today’s Gift from my Home : A Christmas Fabric Angel Door Stop :

Do you do craft shows ? Do you like to make gifts for family and friends. I made these a few years ago to sell at a local holiday craft sale, But if not interested in making Angels – you can make a lot of other things – Lisa

  • 1/2 yard Christmas fabric  ( varies by what shape you draw)

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  • Polyester stuffing and (sand or gravel for base)
  • Lace doilies (wings)
  • Lace for collar and decorations
  • 2 Popsicle sticks for arms
  • Large round wooden Ball for face (paint for features)
  • Polyester hair  (yarn)
  • Decorations for your  Angel  (jewelry,trim)
  • Sewing machine and basic supplies .

Make a basic patter (bell shape) with two arm patterns. Sew and leave a spot to stuff body . Fill the bottom with something that has weight (so will stand ) & then stuff rest, Make Arms  stuff and thread wooden sticks through for shape. Attach at  top and cover with Lace collar.  Paint Face on ball and Glue on top, Add hair. Attach lace doilies  for wings. Decorate ! Lisa 

You can make these in any shape or size : Pinterst has a Door Stop board with great example & inspiration Door Stops

 

 

 

 

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