Café Style Kid’s Apron

Size: For kids with 110cm-140cm height

Illustrator and author of children’s books, Momoro’s zakka general merchandise brand, Bitte Mitte’s fabric is featured for this apron. The 60cm of fabric (x fabric width) is enough for the entire apron including the shoulder straps. It is an easy-to-sew project, only requiring straight stitching.

Design & Work:Masumi Saito (sinafuku)(sinafuku)


Fabric shown for this sample:
(Apron panel, Shoulder strap) Bitte Mitte JGSA1040-2A

Materials:
□ Fabric (Apron panel, Shoulder strap):110cm wide×60cm
    (Pocket):20cm×20cm

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We interviewed Masumi about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The fabric’s design looks natural and pretty, so I came up with an apron, like the one that servers at a stylish café wears.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The focus is on straight cutting and stitching. This way it is easy to make without a pattern.

KF:What are some tips for making this apron?
As it only requires straight stitching, please pay extra attention to keep it straight as you cut and iron the fabric. With that in mind, you can make it with a clean finish.

KF:How should we use this apron in everyday situations?
The simple shape is also suitable for boys in different fabric designs. This time, the 60cm-long fabric is fully utilized to its maximum width. By adjusting the length to your kid’s height, you can make it in different sizes.

KF:hank you very much, Masumi! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!

Instructions

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Prepare the materials.

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Fold the long end of the shoulder straps for 1cm and iron to crease.

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Fold in half and sew the long ends.

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Double fold the pocket fabric for 1cm at the top opening. Fold both sides and bottom for 1.5cm and iron to crease

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Attach shoulder straps at 9.5cm from the center of the width.

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Press it down to the top side and iron to crease. Apply stitches.

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To finish, attach the pocket at 15cm from the right edge and 15cm from the bottom.

Click here for Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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