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Dish Towel Apron

May 7, 2012

With Mother’s Day less than a week away, I pulled, rather, sewed a little something together. Call me vintage, but I’m a believer Moms would still prefer a homemade gift (even from their grown children).

This simple dish towel half apron foot the bill.

And just to clear the air, I’m not a sewer. Or is the more correct term, seamstress? See? Clueless.

Don’t even own a sewing machine (hint hint, husby. push present?)

Thankfully, I received lots of help from friends with sewing experience AND machines.

Oh and the pockets make the perfect place for filling with sweet little trinkets or gizmos like… chocolate mug cake, measuring spoons, chocolate, and of course, a card. Simply fold the apron on top of itself and tie the strings to create a cute little package!


  • Reply Julia K. May 7, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Push present, you are so funny ,-)))

    • Reply missy May 8, 2012 at 4:14 pm

      dude. seriously. i’m all about excuses to get gifts! ha!

  • Reply Ash May 7, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    This is simple and adorable <3
    Thank you

    • Reply missy May 8, 2012 at 4:14 pm

      You’re very welcome πŸ˜‰

  • Reply DevonRiesenberg May 7, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I’m all about the push present :)

    What a cute idea to tuck little goodies in the apron too! Love it…

  • Reply Anna @ The Guiltless Life May 7, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Such a great post Missy! I think maybe even I can tackle this project (I’m not very crafty ;)). Thanks!

    • Reply missy May 8, 2012 at 4:15 pm

      Do it! Dare you. It may just result in some tee-hee’s (heart giggles).

  • Reply Natalie May 7, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    Such a cute little apron, now I want orange chocolate! he he he Thanx for sharing! :)


    • Reply missy May 8, 2012 at 4:15 pm

      Welcome. πŸ˜‰

  • Reply alexa May 8, 2012 at 12:53 am

    Where is the cute flower towel from? thanks

    • Reply missy May 8, 2012 at 4:16 pm

      It’s actually fabric from JoAnne’s

  • Reply Audrey May 10, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Super cute project! I too, believe in handmade gifts for mom! Thank you for sharing! Hope you get that sewing machine because they are a MUST!!! :)

  • Reply Amber Rae May 10, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    I LOVE This idea, I even featured it in my DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas post! Im so glad I found your site!

  • Reply alexa May 10, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Do you know the name/brand of the pattern? I love it!

  • Reply Kristy March 5, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Love this! Thanks for sharing….I have shared a link to this clever and quick sew too! :)

  • Reply Heather @ mostlovedhouse May 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    Thank you! I need a last-minute gift for my son’s preschool teachers. This will work great!

    <3 Heather

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