Re-purpose and re-use

Old 08-13-2019, 12:49 PM
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I have been busy over the last couple of weeks sewing aprons. The co-ordinator of the charity that I sew for asked if I could help make adult aprons from tablecloths. I was handed 25 tablecloths which had hardly been used and were headed for the dump. She washed the fabric and I sewed them up. From each tablecloth I was able to cut the apron as well as the neck and waist ties. She did request no front pocket on the aprons.

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I am pleased with the result and glad to have re-purposed good quality cotton fabric into something useful.
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Old 08-13-2019, 12:51 PM
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They turned out very nice!

Why no pockets?
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Old 08-13-2019, 12:56 PM
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What a wonderful way to re-purpose these table cloths. I confess that as much as I recycle rarely does something come my way that lets me re-purpose the way you have these table cloths. Job well done.
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:14 PM
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A project close to my heart ! I absolutely love-love-love repurposing things.
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Glad you had a bit of help on the project.
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:08 PM
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Wonderful that you were to make such nice aprons from fabric that was going to be tossed. But, why no pockets? It seems like pockets would be a useful addition.
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:13 PM
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What a great job you did on re-purposing those table cloths. I bet everyone will enjoy using them. Thanks for your resourcefulness!
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well now, those are just plain cute! good going.
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:28 PM
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​Well done!
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:01 PM
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"Why no pockets" was the question I also asked as I think every apron needs one. Those wearing them have pockets in the uniforms that they wear under them so she thought it was unnecessary. It did speed up the sewing process though.
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