SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Eureka! Pants that Fit.">Fun with Fitting - PANTS Online Sewing Class

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > McCall's 5720 - Apron Pattern

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
McCall's 5720 - Apron Pattern
Help me draft changes please!
MrsCharisma
starstarstarstar
MrsCharisma  Friend of PR
Member of the Year
Member since 2/1/13
Posts: 3973
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 10/22/13 11:29 AM

I want to make my mom an apron for Christmas. I have M5720 in my stash already so don't really want to buy another pattern.

LisaCreated: her version is exactly what I have in mind! The pattern has a ruffle skirt apron but she drafted the top portion to make it a full apron.

Front of apron

Is this essentially a rectangle sewn to the skirt? How big should it be?

------
Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Kenmore 1503 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 39.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

Mc Donna
Mc Donna  Friend of PR
Massachusetts USA
Member since 1/2/10
Posts: 495
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 10/22/13 11:57 AM

Hi Mrs. C,
Can you use the top portion of the other view to determine size and shape? I think that's what I would try using the point where the ties attache as a guide to length. Surely there must be a dot, square or some marking on the full size apron that you can use as a landmark of sorts. Think frankenpattern or, cut and paste.

MrsCharisma
starstarstarstar
MrsCharisma  Friend of PR
Member of the Year
Member since 2/1/13
Posts: 3973
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Subject: McCalls 5720 - Apron Pattern Date: 10/22/13 12:03 PM

That make sense...draw a line, so to speak, at the point where the ties are...I can trace off the top part and then match that up. Must remember SA! :)

I should make myself one first as a muslin of sorts!!

------
Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Kenmore 1503 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 39.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

Mc Donna
Mc Donna  Friend of PR
Massachusetts USA
Member since 1/2/10
Posts: 495
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



In reply to MrsCharisma <<
thumbsup 2 members like this.


Date: 10/22/13 12:30 PM

Now you're cooking with gas! Good luck, and I bet your Mom wil love it. I know I would!

MrsCharisma
starstarstarstar
MrsCharisma  Friend of PR
Member of the Year
Member since 2/1/13
Posts: 3973
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



In reply to Mc Donna <<


Date: 10/22/13 1:02 PM



Thank you!!

------
Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Kenmore 1503 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 39.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

MrsCharisma
starstarstarstar
MrsCharisma  Friend of PR
Member of the Year
Member since 2/1/13
Posts: 3973
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Subject: McCalls 5720 - Apron Pattern Date: 12/1/13 9:57 PM

Ok, I have the pattern pieces all traced and cut out. The apron has a waistband that is interfaced and folded in half. I can't wrap my head around where to attach the top.

-or-

Should I attach it to the skirt directly and just sew the waistband on top?

------
Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Kenmore 1503 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 39.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

Judy Kski
starstar
Judy Kski  Friend of PR
USA
Member since 10/26/08
Posts: 1800
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



In reply to MrsCharisma <<


Date: 12/1/13 11:49 PM

I made an apron with a top similar to the one in the photo, but not quite the same since it was trimmed with lace. The way this attached the top to the bottom was through buttons and buttonholes. You'd create a "hem" at the bottom of the bodice of the apron if it's not already lined. Sew three vertical buttonholes in that hem, spaced evenly across the bottom. On the top of the apron, sew the buttons to the waistband. Attach the bodice to the waistband and you have your "apron dress."

------
Judy

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting >> McCall's 5720 - Apron Pattern

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Leather 101
Leather 101

Class Details

Online Class
Restyling with Exposed Zippers
Restyling with Exposed Zippers

Class Details

Kwik Sew 3558

photo
by: Lynnelle

Review
By Hand London Elisalex Dress

photo
by: bimbleandp...

Review
The Whimsy Bag Paper Pattern

The Whimsy Bag Paper Pattern

Pattern Details
DRESS LINES - A CD Book by Kenneth King

DRESS LINES - A CD Book by Kenneth King

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.