Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Mr Mustard and the case of the missing apron
Have you met Mr Mustard?
I was reading all about him last week, and found that his 'Kiss The Cook' apron was in the wash. Every sweet little bear deserves something new for Christmas, so I decided to make him one.
Step 1 - Create the Fabric Design.
With a chocolate brown bear and a name like Mr Mustard, I couldn't resist sticking with the chocolate and mustard colour theme.
A bit of Photoshop and Picnik magic and some inkjet printable fabric and we have a starting point.
Step 2 - Make the Apron
I made myself a little cardboard template and cut out the front panel, and some plain yellow cotton drill for the back panel.
Sew right sides together with a teeny tiny seam and leave a gap. Trim and nick the curves.
Turn out and topstitch.
Step 3 - Add some straps
This bit was a little tricky, as the apron was soooo tiny, but I managed to find some nice strong ribbon in the stash which works perfectly.
Step 4 - Find A Model and Show it Off
This is Moby.
Moby is a little bit smaller / shorter than Mr Mustard but he was the only willing participant in my house (and he's a bit of a show off).
Mr Mustard's apron is now in the mail and on it's way to Jess's house. I hope it makes it in time for Santa!