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McCall's: 5720 thumbsup - Type:Accessories    printable version
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Posted on:12/14/13 2:45 PM
Project Photo:McCall's: 5720 by MrsCharisma

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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
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Pattern Description:

Package includes patterns and instructions to make aprons; apron A has contrast overskirt, ties, pockets and bias binding; apron B has contrast pockets, ties and strap; apron C has contrast flounces and ties; optional contrast bow for kids.

Pattern Sizing:

S-XL, This is a size Large

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?

Well no. I wanted one like "LisaCreated" made in 2010 so I combined the 3-tier apron with a bib/bodice.

Were the instructions easy to follow?

Yes. I didn't have any issues with the instructions that I read, but since I heavily modified the pattern I had to just wing lots of parts to get the result I wanted.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?

Super cute apron, that is easy to sew and I think makes an amazing gift. I LOVE the wide ties and really like the ability to play with contrast.

Fabric Used:

Quilting cotton from JoAnn. Bodice and pocket lining is broadcloth.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:

As mentioned, I combined a bodice with view C. I also used bias tape to finish the edges of the flounce.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?

I want to sew one for myself!! I would recommend it and caution that the neckband is WAY too long.

Conclusion:

My mom's Christmas gift - I hope she loves it and USES it -- rather than let it sit and be "pretty"
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PattyE said...
Your apron gifts all look so nice...I'm sure the recipients will all be super excited to get them.
12/14/13 5:48 PM
MaryDB said...
Oh. So. Cute! Nice job - your mom better like it!
12/14/13 7:45 PM
Baja Susana said...
Love this apron , the color, flounce and varied fabrics. Mom, please wear this apron, your daughter made it for you!
12/15/13 7:22 AM
JDpenelope said...
I'll bet your reviews just sold many patterns! I agree that aprons make a great gift and this one is terrific.
12/15/13 7:55 AM
MrsCharisma said...
Thanks all!!! :-))
12/15/13 11:12 AM
canei said...
Very nice. Love the color!
12/16/13 7:49 AM
MrsCharisma said...
Thanks canei!
12/16/13 8:50 AM
Pj3g said...
Oh I love this! I hope she uses it too! But as a Mom I can understand why she would want to keep something that her daughter her made cause it's so special!
12/16/13 2:47 PM
MrsCharisma said...
Aww thanks Pj3g! :-D I'll try a gentle reminder that there'll ALWAYS be more cotton fabric available! :-)
12/18/13 3:15 PM
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