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Making a Canvas Bag Apron

A canvas shopping bag, some extra fabric, sewing skills, and a bit of design ingenuity combine to make a one of a kind apron. This is a guide about making a canvas bag apron.
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June 15, 2011

Turn a canvas bag into an easy to make apron. Great for use at summer barbecues!

Directions:

  1. Remove the sewing from the sides of the bag.
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  3. Cut off the bottom handle.
  4. Add material to the side to make the apron as wide as you want. If you are adding a color insert, like I did in the picture, sew the insert material to the "add on" material before sewing to the sides of the canvas bag.
  5. I cut 5 inch strips of muslin 30 inches long for the ties.
  6. Hem the bottom and you are done!

By Tedebear from San Jose, CA

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February 4, 20130 found this helpful

I try to redo, reuse and this is a cute idea! I have used large farmer type hankies and made aprons too for the little kids. Similar style.

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