Another Cafe Apron

I can probably classify this as a hack. Really, I don’t know about the hack thing, because I made the apron without the Amanda 7 Pocket Cafe Apron pattern.

ARHS Grooming Apron
ARHS Grooming Apron

I couldn’t find the pattern and, after cleaning my workroom, I called my mom and had her measure the apron I made for her. I looked at the previous blog posts and went for it. I had to kind of make up the pockets, but I think it will work well.

A few months ago, I volunteered at the Young Man’s Band Review. I was assigned to the grooming team, which means that I followed the head of the grooming team around and carried stuff she needed to fix buttons, cut hair, adjust hems and jackets. At that time I thought it would be really useful to have an apron.

I finally had a chance to make one and it took me about three to four hours. The hardest part was pressing the seams. I really dislike that part, because I can never get the seams as flat as I want them.

I have to say that I enjoyed making this apron a lot more without the pattern than I did before. I think the problem with the pattern’s printing/font size was too small.

Regardless, I think the apron came out really well and I hope it will be useful.

ARHS Apron Flat
ARHS Apron Flat

Author: Jaye

Quiltmaker who enjoys writing and frozen chocolate covered bananas.

2 thoughts on “Another Cafe Apron”

  1. Our band chaperones have aprons similar to these, but just have one large pocket divided into 3. I would love to add the smaller pockets to the front for my comb and hairspray. I am always fumbling trying to remember which pocket I dropped them into.
    I will just have to make my own. I am taking over the lead uniform mom position next year. AAAAH! Got to be prepared! LOL

  2. Its great to see the Cafe Apron, it has cool stuff and stylish too. I am also in the business of preparing stylish Salon Aprons, Kitchen Aprons, Grooming Aprons and Aprons With Pockets. Our team is composed of professionals bringing fashion and textile design together with extensive manufacturing experience. Ladybird Line is affiliated with International Hilite, Inc. offering uniforms and supplies to the restaurant and catering industry since 1991.

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