Ya want apple or cherry, darlin'? As soon as I slip this apron over my head I feel like a waitress at a diner barking out pie flavors with a thick southern accent. I can just see myself slinging orders of sausage gravy and hashed browns at customers while I pour hot cups of coffee to all the regulars. Okay, okay, maybe my imagination has a tendency to take off on a high speed chase, but just go with it.
Alright, lovely readers, now that we've settled back down into reality, lets take a closer look at the apron that can seemingly transport me away to Route 66.
- Pattern: Butterick 5474 which is a modern pattern.
- View made: E
- Fabric: Cottons (Free from my aunt's stash) The yellow fabric depicts "The Little Old Lady who Lived in a Shoe"
- Make again? I think I might make this again, perhaps as presents for Christmas. I'd also like to make some of the other views and already have ideas in my head for them.
- Recommend to others: Most definitely
- I made the collar and undercollar from two different fabrics. I did this because I didn't have enough of either to cut two pieces.
- There is a small error in the directions that states to construct pieces 13 and 14 in the same manner as view D. You should, however, only do steps 36 through 40 of view D and then return to the first illustrated step for view E.
- The directions for the collar piece are well written and well illustrated, which was a huge plus since I had never attached a collar of any sort.
- You can't see them very well, but there are ten pleats on the green apron skirt, underneath the yellow contrast skirt.
- Overall, this is a super cute apron. I love it!