Frilly Fandango Apron pattern giveaway!

****This giveaway is now closed**** Marie-Madeline Studio is giving away one of their Frilly Fandango Apron patterns!  To enter: Leave a comment on this post with your dream fabric for this apron. Or colors it would be cute in...or just say hi! That's it!  Please also leave your email address in your comment. You can write it out like so … [Read more...]

Sis Boom Betsey Apron PDF pattern giveaway!

 ****This giveaway is now closed**** The Scientific Seamstress (love that name!) is giving away one of her Sis Boom Betsey Apron PDF patterns! It looks like there are some variations in this pattern, so make sure and check them out!To enter: Hop on over to her listing and pick out your favorite version, then come back here and leave me a comment … [Read more...]

Retro Chic Apron PDF pattern giveaway!

  ****This giveaway is now closed****  Sugar Pie Chic is giving away one of her Retro Chic Apron PDF patterns! Doesn't this apron make you feel like you've gone back in time? Not to mention it offers full coverage-that's important when the flour and sugar is flying! To enter: Hope over to her Etsy store, browse around and pick out your … [Read more...]

apron tutorial round up

Here are some fabulous apron tutorials I've found around blog land! Don't worry if I didn't find yours-tomorrow both Kalleen and I will have a link party for aprons!Enjoy the aprons! Pleated Apron with Built in Hot Pads Tutorial from The Mother Huddle Little Apron-free pattern and tutorial from Sew Much Ado Teachers Coverall Apron … [Read more...]

Tie One On Me Day 2!

Day two of Tie One on Me! Kalleen is showing you how to make this super cute apron today! Check out the tutorial HERE.  Isn't that fabric so cute? Not to mention her kitchen/plates/everything in this pic. Speaking of fabric and aprons-I got an email from reader Kaylee yesterday with this pic attached:   She made this super cute half apron for … [Read more...]

The Nae Nae Apron tutorial

Welcome to Tie One on Me week here on Craftiness is not Optional and At Second Street! Get ready for some apron inspiration this week. :D When I thought about what I wanted for my apron, I knew it had to have some pleats. I love me a good pleat. ;) And it had to tie in a bow. and be teal and red to match my kitchen.  Ok, so I didn't really think … [Read more...]

Tie One On Me series

So I've had something in the works for you guys! I've teamed with the ever lovely and ever talented Kalleen from At Second Street, for an apron week! We're calling it Tie One on Me. cute, right? (just say yes...cause I thought that one up) We both had never made an apron for ourselves, so we figured it was time to do so. We have planned a week of … [Read more...]