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Has anyone seen this retro-apron pattern?
I've spent 2 hrs. looking around and can't find.
Arline

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Date: 5/14/08 7:15 PM

I'm not sure if these are self-drafted or not, but I love the style, especially the one with the large ric-rack trim. I actually bought one but don't have the talent to copy it and would love to make a different colored-one for a friend and myself. Any suggestions??? I've looked at about 50 websites and the big 4 pattern books, but to no avail. Thanks!! ... arline

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Date: 5/14/08 7:18 PM

I'm not sure if these are self-drafted or not, but I love the style, especially the one with the large ric-rack. I actually bought one but don't have the talent to copy it and would love to make a different colored-one for a friend and myself. Any suggestions??? I've looked at about 50 websites and the big 4 pattern books, but to no avail. Thanks!! ... arline

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Date: 5/14/08 7:32 PM

Paisley Pincushion's Scalloped Apron has a similar back and you could divide the front yourself.

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Date: 5/14/08 7:34 PM

Try searching for 'cobbler apron', that's what this style is called. That might help you find the right pattern.

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Date: 5/14/08 7:38 PM

Here is a link to a pattern that looks very much like the one on the left.I am going to order some of these patterns for myself, they are so cool looking!

Colleen

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Date: 5/14/08 7:41 PM

Colleen, thank you ... could you re-post the link as it won't work. ... arline
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Date: 5/14/08 7:42 PM

Hopefully it worked this time....I just clicked on it and it worked. I had too many https!

Colleen

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Date: 5/14/08 7:47 PM

Oh yes, that's better!! It IS close, but I don't have the talent/knowhow to draft those princess seams going down the front. They look like straight lines in the pic, but they ARE actually princess style seams with a curve. Any other places to look?? TIA ... arline
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Date: 5/14/08 7:49 PM

Thank you "Stitch" - but I'm not talented enough to draft those two front princess seams. The back IS quite right, though!!
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Date: 5/14/08 7:52 PM

Arline, I will do some cruising a bit later on. I have gone through multiple apron sites myself. If I find anything, I will post it for you.

Colleen

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