Instructions after the jump…..
First, I placed my fabric on the fold. I placed my apron on top of the folded fabric and traced around the apron with a chalk tracing wheel.
Next I added a strip of webbing that I embellished with rickrac trim to the center front to work as a neck strap. Working right-sides to right-sides, pin the apron fabric to the lining fabric around the outer edge. Sew around the edge. Be sure to leave a 7″ opening in the seam for turning.
Next, I cut out the graphic from my Mod Podge t-shirt. I folded over the edge and attached to teh front with pins.
SEWING TIP!!! If you are having trouble sewing over sticky iron-on graphics, silk screened images or transfers, place a strip of tissue paper over the image. The presser foot will glide smoothly and your stitches won’t get stuck.
Next, I hemmed some webbing to be the side ties. I made mine extra long because I like to tie in the front.
I stitched the pocket to the apron and added some rick-rac trim around the edges.
The table runner can be customized to any table size and with different fabric choices, this project could be for any holiday or everyday.
FolkArt Fabric Paint – Brush On – Pearl White
Star foam stamp
Various Red White & Blue printed fabrics (at least 18″ wide)
1. Cut the leg portion off a pair of jeans. Slice up the side seam and place the leg flat. Use a ruler to square the leg to 18″ on one side. The other side can be as long as you wish. For the design I made, the leg piece measured 18″ x 18″.
2. Apply the fabric paint to the foam stamp with a foam paintbrush and stamp all over the denim. Reload with paint as needed. Allow the paint to dry and heat set with an iron.
3. Cut the printed fabrics into strips that are 18 wide and as long as you wish. For added interest, make each piece a different length.
4. Sew the printed pieces and the painted denim together to form a long strip. You will be sewing them right-sides to right-sides.
Sew a backer for the runner in the same fashion as step 2. Next, place the backer piece (right side down) on top of the runner. Sew around the edge leaving a small opening for turning. Trim the corners on an angle. Turn the runner right side out and press. Topstitch around the outer edge.
Choose a pillow to make a slipcover for. Remember you can remove the cover after Halloween.
Make sure the pillow measures smaller than your tee.
Place the front and back on top of each other. Use a fabric marking pen and a ruler to mark a square shape.
Make sure the square is slightly larger than your pillow.
Pin lace trim around the outer edge. You can use flat or ruffled trim.
Pin the front and back together with right sides facing right sides.
Stitch around the edge. Remember to leave an opening for turning and stuffing.
Clip the corners to remove excess bulk.
Turn right side out and stuff the pillow inside.
Hand sew the opening closed and place on your sofa.
How easy is that???