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Use a strip of Velcro (instead of a string) on an apron.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 8

Little girl's apron made from tea towels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 98, 156

Child's crayon caddy apron.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 98, 158

Enchanting fool-the-eye collars, cuffs and aprons. They look like "trompe l'oeil" accessories, but are actually muslin decorated with paint, embroidery, appliques, and trims.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1981 (v.59#12) pg. 78

Muslin apron is embellished with Seminole Indian trim. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 38, 58

Bib apron has a scalloped, heart-shaped bib and cutwork on bib and pocket.
CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.16#2) pg. 78, 51

Mother's helper dish towel apron. Fabric towels and Battenberg lace doilies are used to make and embellish a bib apron.
CRAFTS May 1997 (v.20#5) pg. 52, 43

How to make four styles of aprons: A ruffled pinafore, a woman's grocery apron, a man's grocery apron, and a slip-over apron.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1975 (v.5#6) pg. 18

Cover-up apron and matching hot pads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 29

Matching aprons for a little girl and her doll.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1976 (v.7#3) pg. 26

A coordinated picnic set. Includes instructions for making a large cover-up apron.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 37, 71

His & Her matching aprons, oven mitts, potholders and a companion cookbook cover.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. 74, 148

An assorment of things to make from dish towels. Includes two styles of aprons.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 32

Matching his and her aprons with bright square pockets and matching potholders.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 61, 107

Make-up bib is sewn from a pillowcase and ties at the sides and neck.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 64, 115

Checked apron made from towels and ribbon. Est. cost: $20.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 113, 182

Boy's apron and "engineers" cap made from denim ticking. Est. cost: $3.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 119, 198

Tip on how to make an apron from cotton hanky print fabric and a length of ribbon.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1978 (v.186#6) pg. 114, 200

Sixteen pretty aprons to sew.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1980 (v.191#1) pg. 132, 252

Two styles of butcher aprons: A carrot apron and a pineapple apron.

How to smock, by Erica Wilson. Covers gathering techniques such as (1) using gingham, striped or spotted fabric, (2) using smocking spot transfers, or (3) by eye. Describes drawing up gathers and six different stitches to secure the gathers. Instructions for a smocked apron and a round pillow for beginners.

Four styles of bib aprons to sew. (1) Watermelon, (2) Sunflower patchwork, (3) Daisies, (4) Cross-stitched Dutch couple.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1981 pg. 88, 143

Kitchen work apron with two deep pocket areas in the front.
HANDMADE Winter 1981-82 (v.1#3) pg. 92

How to make a "log-carrier" apron out of fabric.
HARROWSMITH #59 Feb-Mar 1985 (v.9#5) pg. 116

Simple black apron has a bib of ribbonpoint in a snowflake design. Bib is bordered with a ruffle.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 82, 145

Prairie-point gingham apron.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1980 (v.25#2) pg. 73, 114

Using the needlework technique of "snowflaking" and "chicken scratch" to create delicate, lace-like decorations. How to use it on aprons, potholders, towels, and table linens is shown.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1983 (v.28#6) pg. 62, 969

A "friendly goose" motif is used in a number of kitchen decorations including a "Welcome friends" plaque, hotpads, apron, bookcover, and stuffed toys.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1984 (v.29#4) pg. 78, 60, 62, 99-101

European-style clothespin apron.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 87

How to turn overalls into an apron.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #90 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 32

A collection of projects for the kitchen. (1) Smocked "Welcome" apron. (2) Cross-stitched Dutch-motif shelf edging. (3) Delft-tile motifs to cross-stitch on a dish towel. (4) Quilted flour-sack wall hanging.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Apr 1989 (v.12#2) pg. 50, 58, 38, 59

Projects using recycled fabrics. Instructions include a machine-quilted table runner, cozies for soup bowls, a patchwork tablecloth and an apron cut from a dress.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 37

Apron for a little girl. Four fat little gingerbread men decorate the apron.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 39, 50, 34

Valentine hostess apron with heart-shaped bib and pocket/potholders.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 37

An introduction to English smocking. Includes instructions for making a smocked apron.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 4, 41

Folded Star apron.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 15, 55

Make a calico apron with a terrycloth "bunny" in the pocket.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1985 (v.8#2) pg. 14, 36, 47

Make a woman's patternless "in-a-minute" apron.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 43

Make a baker's apron from clear vinyl. Features several "see thru" pockets.
SUNSET Jun 1984 (v.172#6) pg. 170

Tip for recycling an old pair of blue jeans into an apron and matching potholders.
THREADS #31 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 14

Tip shares the pattern for a one-piece apron that crisscrosses in the back.
THREADS #32 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 14

Tiered gingham ankle-length apron without bib.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 112, 154

Ruffled apron with a towel finger-wipe sewn to the waistband.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 18 1979 (v.43#4) pg. 48, 177

Two easy-to-make aprons. (1) Bib apron from a terry-cloth towel. (2) Quilted bib apron.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 14 1980 (v.44#1) pg. 206

Double pocket bib apron.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 4 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 90, 149

Tuxedo-look host and hostess aprons feature white bibs, black skirts, plaid bow ties and pleated cummerbunds.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 81, 149

Hostess pocket apron is two dishtowels with a grosgrain tie.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 2 1983 (v.46#13) pg. 97, 162

Sew a hostess apron.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 89, 154

Alligator clip replaces apron ties to make fastening easier for a person with arthritis.
WOOD MAGAZINE #97 Jun 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 18

His and her barbecue aprons and mitts.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1980 (v.45#8) pg. 30

Lap apron designed for someone using a wheelchair.
WORKBASKET Sep 1980 (v.45#10) pg. 25

Holiday hostess apron has a bib quilted with a pineapple motif. The all-white apron made from organza has satin ribbon ties and trim. The gathered skirt is accented with metallic gold bows.
WORKBASKET Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.58#2) pg. 38