Utility Apron

19 Feb

Some photos from a utility apron I made for Jamie to give as a Christmas gift to a fellow elementary school teacher… I like to call it my first “paid gig”.  After countless arguments about how much to charge for my labor (I insisted on $1 an hour and Jamie insisted that I don’t work in a sweatshop and we aren’t in China), I humbly accepted payment in the form of a box of fancy caramels and a nifty purse hook.  Thanks, Jamie!!

I think this was my favorite part of the apron – the holster for the scissors!  Stick ’em up!

Scissors Holster

Scissors Holster

And here is the completed project!  There are lots of pockets for all the things teachers carry around in the classroom… like pens and rulers and markers and… candy…?

Teacher's Apron

Teacher's Apron

More updates to come soon!

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5 Responses to “Utility Apron”

  1. akim_hobo February 20, 2011 at 9:51 am #

    I would like to commission a chef’s apron. I will pay you $1.50 an hour 😉

    not kidding on the commission though 🙂

    • AT-AT Everywhere February 20, 2011 at 12:34 pm #

      done! e-mail me what you want on it, or what you want it to look like. =)

  2. jen February 21, 2011 at 1:08 pm #

    allison, this is too cute! i just finished my first sewing class (4 weeks) and i was a little traumatized at the end. i’m starting my second series of classes this week. leslie and i were discussing how talented you are! classes are getting expensive… i should pay you to teach me!

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