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Apron Patterns


HOW TO MAKE PATTERNS: The diagrams on squares are guides for enlarging patterns to actual size. Each small square on diagram represents a 1" square in actual size. First note the number of small squares in the length and width of the pattern you wish to make. This tells you the number of inches to allow for the length and the width of you pattern. With a ruler, draw a box of the length and width needed. Mark off 1" spaces around all sides of the box. Use a ruler to join corresponding marks with straight lines. Use the squares thus made as a guide and draw lines to correspond with those given in the diagram.

HOW TO USE PATTERNS: Following the lines drawn to correspond with the diagrams, first cut out the pattern you have made on paper. ( The arrow indicates the grain of the fabric) Thenpin the pattern to fabric . The patterns should be so pinned that, when cutting, 1/2" of fabric will be left around all edges for seam allowance except where special seam allowance is indicated in text ( apron No. 2) or no allowance ( Aprons nos. 1, 20, and 21) or when pattern sections are given by measurement.

When a pattern section is marked " On Fold" that edge must be placed directly on the fold of the fabric, and the fold must not be cut. Be sure to transfer all marks found on patterns to the fabric.