Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Recycle a skirt into an apron

Do you have a skirt in your closet that you no longer wear. Recycle it into an apron! I found this floral A-line skirt at a thrift store and thought it would make a cute apron. It is tres simple! I've attempted a tutorial below. Hope it makes sense. Have fun!

You could also add a pocket or a cute little ruffle at the bottom. I didn't...yet. I just wanted to show you a simple recycle from skirt to apron. Can't wait to see your's.


  1. Lovely, lovely, cute, cute, cute -- I'm a NOVICE seamstress (just learning how to thread a machine - novice!) so I really appreciate teh tutorial & would LOVE to see how you add the ruffle at the bottom - super darling!

  2. What a cute idea! I'm going to have to try it.

  3. You are the perfect DIYer - always seeing the good in everything. Great idea

  4. Thanks for sharing! I bought a skirt the other day with an apron in mind. I needed some help with the directions though. ;)

    I am going to be attempting to make a slip cover per your blog post. Can't wait to see how it turns out!

  5. Great tutorial! Thanks for the ideas.

  6. What a great idea! I have a few skirts that I cold do that to...


  7. That is such a cute apron. I can't wait to make it. Thanks for sharing. I'm having a giveaway today. Stop by if you get a chance and enter to win.

  8. Oh now I must try this my friend. You are one crafty chick! loves!

  9. This is a brilliant idea!....

    ....But what I want to know is did you make your ironing board cover? It's so cute.

    What am I thinking, of course you made it! What I want to know is, if you made a tutorial of it and where can I find it!?

    please let me know curlysuze@gmail.com


  10. This is such a great idea!!! I posted a link to your tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
    (link will go live October 3 at 7:20am CST)

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  12. Hurrah I made this apron last night... pix are HERE:


    This was SO easy! Thanks again for the tutorial!


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