Simplicity Sewing: Classic Denim Apron
Intermediate | 34 min 44 sec
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Learn how to make a professional looking shop apron featuring ample pockets and crisscross straps with Michele Muska of Simplicity Patterns. Based on a vintage apron pattern, this classic design has been updated for the modern sewist and is available in three different versions for men, women and kids (Simplicity Pattern #8151). Equally at home in the wood shop, the painting studio, or the kitchen, we’ve dubbed this versatile cover-up the official apron of Creativebug.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Simplicity Pattern #8151 
  • 1 ¾ yards denim (or other utility fabric)
  • 6" fusible interfacing
  • Thread
  • Pins
  • Fabric shears
  • Sewing machine with buttonhole foot
  • Denim sewing needle
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Fabric marking pencil
  • Seam ripper
  • Bias tape (optional, if substituting for straps)
Learn how to:
  • Make straps
  • Sew darts
  • Sew buttonholes
  • Apply interfacing and work with denim
  • Make sew-on pockets

What you’ll get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction on making a denim shop apron featuring ample pockets and crisscross straps
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and instructions from Simplicity Patterns instructor, Michele Muska
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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233 users recommended this class to a friend
Sara Johnston
I've always been intimidated by sewing patterns, but she made this pattern feel so approachable. Can't wait to try it out!
More than 3 months ago
Angela Bowles-Barrett
I love the tips to make sewing the apron easier, as well as, the tips on how to embellish the apron.
More than 3 months ago
Jean Dunbar
My sister made one for me several years ago and then got rid of her pattern, ??? What the heck. Anyway I need some more aprons and I think with this class I can made it mlyself. Thank you
More than 3 months ago