Thursday, September 27, 2012

Free pattern day: Aprons

Here are more than 30 free apron patterns to whet your appetite: plain or fancy; ruffled or pleated; half, full, and chef's aprons, and aprons for children! This post was updated on December 9, 2017.

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Scroll down the page until you see the quilt you like, then click on the colored letters of the link to the pattern.


Kitchen Pals apron, trivet and oven mitt, free pattern at Windham Fabrics


Reversible Apron tutorial at Some of This and That


Shop Apron tutorial at Purl Soho


Linen cross-back apron tutorial at Purl Soho 


Knotty Little Apron tutorial by Happy Quilting Melissa


Retro Apron, free pattern by The Crafty Kitty for Birch Fabrics


Kids Retro Apron, free pattern by The Crafty Kitty


No Seams Exposed Apron tutorial at Stitches in Play


Aloha Girl Apron, free pattern at Moda Fabrics (PDF download)


Flower Petals Apron sewing tutorial by Sewing in No Mans Land


Upside Downside Apron, ages 2-5 years, free pattern by The Crafty Kitty for Birch Fabrics


Easy Grilling Apron tutorial by The Crafting Chicks

 
Spice It Up apron, free pattern by Pat Bravo 



Jeni Reversible Apron tutorial by Luvinthemommyhood for Art Gallery Fabrics


Reversible apron, free pattern by Bonnie Christine at Going Home to Roost 


Easy half apron with jumbo pockets, tutorial at Sew 4 Home


Barista apron, free pattern at Robert Kaufman Fabrics


Button Top Apron with wrap around pockets by Marjolein Bastin for Free Spirit Fabrics, free tutorial at Sew 4 Home


Everyday Party Apron by Heidi Staples of The Fabric Mutt, tutorial at Birch Fabrics


Tea 4 Two Apron, free pattern by Bethany Fuller for Windham Fabrics


Mostly Vintage Apron tutorial by Holly DeGroot at Bijou Lovely


One-Yard "Use-it-all" Apron pattern and tutorial by Erika at Miss Sews It all


 Simple Apron tutorial by Bari J 


 Reversible café apron tutorial by Shelley Detton at 7 layer studio


Lined Apron Tutorial by Louise at Lululollylegs


Holiday apron how-to tutorial at Martha Stewart


Hostess Apron by Tammy Vasser for Windham Fabrics


Apron in an Hour, free pattern by Jona Giammalva of Stop Staring and Start Sewing


A Fabric Lover's Apron Tutorial at Maureen Cracknell Handmade


Berry Good cocktail apron, free pattern by Irene Berry for Windham Fabrics


One-yard, half-apron tutorial at My Byrd House


Four-fat-quarter apron tutorial at Maureen Cracknell Handmade


Tea Time half apron with applique, tutorial at Sew 4 Home


Fushia (Fuchsia) Dot Apron tutorial at Amy Hearts It


Empire-waist apron tutorial by Shelley Detton at 7 layer studio 


Pumps and Pearls Apron tutorial by Delia Randall at Delia Creates


Romantic Cottage Style Apron tutorial, full or half apron, at Sew 4 Home



Krista Apron, free pattern by Elizabeth at Think Liz


Moda's Vintage Modern, Pleated Apron tutorial at Sew 4 Home


Bakers Apron tutorial and downloadable template at Martha Stewart Living


Marie Apron, free pattern by Elizabeth at Think Liz


Adjustable Unisex Apron tutorial at the Purl Bee


Reversible kid’s apron tutorial by Tamara Kate at Kaya Joy Designs


Child's Reversible Fat Quarter Apron tutorial and pattern at Aesthetic Nest


Valentine Appliqued Aprons for mother and daughter by Maureen Cracknell


Kids Apron by Rin from Sew In Love, free tutorial posted at Skip To My Lou

 
Image credits: All images are copyrighted by their owners. Please respect their generosity in sharing their free patterns, and the restrictions they have placed on the use of these designs. Complete information can be found at the designers' websites provided in the links.  Some of these are tutorials while others have downloadable (.pdf) patterns; we have tried to note which is which in the title above each photo.  If any links are broken, we'd love to know; email us at Quilt Inspiration.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Quilt Inspiration: Best of Halloween Quilts

As holidays go, it seems that Halloween gets bigger and better every year.  We love the images of the season: jack-o-lanterns, haunted houses, bats, ghosts and witches. We've even come to enjoy the wacky but iconic color scheme of orange, green and purple (!) Here's a recap of our Best of Halloween posts from the last two years.

Above, Row 1: Jack O Lantern Baskets by Kim Gaddy at Buttons and Bees; Pumpkin Hollow by Anne Sutton at Bunny Hill Designs; Fall Pumpkins by Kim Gaddy at Buttons and Bees. Row 2: Goofy Ghosts by Karen Eckmeier at The Quilted Lizard; Ichabod Hollow by Holly Oddson at Contra Costa County Quilt Guild (pattern by Joe Wood at Thimble Creek Quilt Shop); Rotogravure by Joe Wood at Thimble Creek Quilt Shop. Row 3: Sew Spooky by Arlene Stamper and Melissa Harris at The Quilt Company; Haunted House by Cynthia England at England Design. Row 4: Baltimore Halloween by Pearl P. Pereira at P3 Designs; Haunted Houses by Amber Johnson at A Little Bit Biased; If the Hat Fits pattern by The Buggy Barn™; a quilt kit is also available at The Buggy Barn. Row 5: If the Hat Fits block by The Buggy Barn™; Pumpkins by Frieda Anderson at Friestyle; Witch's Brew by Joan Jones at Seams Like Home; Don't Drink and Fly by Holly Mabutas at Eat Cake Graphics.
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