She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. Proverbs 31

Friday, May 9, 2008

Apron Fun

When I've not been outside enjoying this beautiful spring weather, I've spent a little time doing a bit of sewing which is something I enjoy so very much. I thought I'd share a couple of the aprons that I've stitched up.

These two harvest aprons were made for two sweet ladies who have been so kind to me. You know who you are, and I hope you know how very much I appreciate your friendships!



Both aprons were made from a pattern found in MaryJane's Ideabook. It is a lovely but simple pattern that uses only 2 complimentary 1/2 yards of fabric. The panel on the front of these aprons is a large pocket ~ perfect for gathering eggs, veggies from the garden or to carry your small gardening tools.




I also completed this very special apron for my dear mom as a Mother's Day gift. (Love you, Mom!) For this I used a basic Simplicity pattern but added a flirty ruffle and some sassy oversized pockets. I sure hope she likes it!

Blessings & joy,
Lea

18 comments:

Pam said...

Oh Lea, these are lovely.
You are so talented.
How I wish we were neighbors...I would be running to your house for sewing tips...I've been struggling with a project all evening and finally gave up!!!
I do hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day-
Hugs,
Pam

Deb said...

Hi Lea, all of your aprons are lovely. I don't own any aprons I saw three in my Country Door Catalog, and was thinking of ordering them. Happy Mother's Day to you and your mom. Deb

Julie said...

Oh, Lea!

The aprons are just too lovely!
How blessed your friends are to have you!

And your mother's apron is just too fun and so colorful! I just love them all!!!!

Happy, Happy Mother's Day!!!!
Many Blessings,
Julie

lindanuts said...

Oh my, I love the one you made for your mother. It is perfect....
You have been tagged. Check it out.....

Nancy Jo said...

lEA,
Those are all SO pretty. Better make one for yourself to go over your PJ'S while under the arbor.
NANCY JO

Sugarplum Cottage said...

Lea, I love these aprons, may have to make one. Your really busy with the garden and sewing and 3 children. Made your laundry detergent, boy is this goinna save me some $$$. I've only washed two loads with it. Have a great Saturday, Hugs, RoseMarie

Cora from Nelia's Primitive Place said...

Just wonderful, Lea!!!!! And I KNOW the people receiving them are jumping up and down!!!!! I'm with Pam on this one! She can live on one side, me on the other, and we'll meet for sewing lessons!!! Do we get t see a picture of your Mom with her apron on????

Cora

Coal Miner's Daughter said...

I just love that apron! I hope today's mail arrives soon!
Love, Mom

Patty said...

beautiful aprons Lea

Primgal55 said...

Awwwww so sweet! I think gifts that are handmade and from the heart are just the best! Have a HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! hugs, Linda

Shabby Olde Potting Shed said...

Hi Lea,
I love your aprons! Your Mother is soooo going to love hers for Mothers day!
Just wanted to wish you a wonderful day today, with your sweet family.
Blessings,
thee OTHER LEA!

CathyJean said...

Your aprons are beautiful, Lea!! Very lucky friends you have to get such wonderful gifts!

junebugmal said...

Hello Lea...
I sure would like one of your aprons...They are really nice...
Love ya
Aunt lynda

The orange one with pockets is really nice...Hint hint
Tell the boys I love them

Mona said...

Lea, All three of these aprons are so pretty! I especially LOVE the one you made for your Mom!! So summery, bright and cheerful.
Blessings to you,
Mona
Apronista Sister

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

I love your aprons Lea! Especially the ruffled one! Cute as a button! Oh and the one to collect eggs in is adorable to! Love those big pockets! Hugs, Maryjane xo

Julie said...

You inspire me to try to make an apron--I really want to. I hope mine turn out as cute as yours. I would love to make one for my Mom. She wears one everyday. Is the pattern from that Mary Jane book that I just got and mentioned on my blog? I think I can, I think I can...

Katy said...

Those are beautiful lea!!! I love them!!! My fave is the watermelon one! Awesome colors and i just LOVE the ruffle!!! i bet your mama LOVED it!!!! :)

junebugmal said...

well no mail from Tn today...
Was sure a apron was on the way..
aweeeeeeeee maybe Monday...

Love Aunt lynda