Friday, September 06, 2013

A New Art Apron from an Old Blouse

New Apron Back
The blouse before destruction
Destruction

Art aprons make me so hot and yet, I must wear one; otherwise, all of my clothes would carry the evidence.

So this weeks creative venture is to make a new art apron with very lightweight 100% cotton.
Of course the making has to be fun.
And I think you can decipher what I have done so far.
My plan is to bind the raw edges by hand stitching and embellishing with cloth fragments.
Inspiration is from Jude Hill. I am enjoying an online class with her called What If Diaries I.



5 comments:

  1. I need one of these--more and more of my clothes are getting spots of paint on them!

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    1. Just go find a shirt in your closet and do it. It is fun creating.

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  2. I seem to need an apron no matter what I'm doing. Painting, cooking, eating. Maybe I also need to stop waving my hands around so much.

    Darla

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    1. You know I have cooked without an apron for humpteen years and only this last year seem to need an apron. You think it is age?

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  3. so many people have gifted me with aprons and i just stash them in a drawer....never to see the light again.....now this beauty, i might wear......i do need to get mine out and wear them because all my clothes seem to have paint on them......please share when this is complete.....hugs to you

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