25 Sites with Free Apron Patterns

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1) Skip To My Lou has links to ten apron tutorials and patterns which include the likes of T-Shirt Aprons, The Ruffle Apron, and Cottage Chic Cooking Apron.

2) TipNut has an outrageous (56!) number of links to free patterns, including knit & crochet, vintage, and aprons for men and children. Just a few of the patterns included in the site are 50's half aprons with tie-pocket, Martha Stewart's Bakers Apron, and 3 Darling Aprons for Girls.

3) Tip Junkie has 24 free apron patterns with pictured instructions. To name just a few patterns, beautiful Krista Apron, Retro Ric-Rac Apron, and a No Sew Pattern (from tea towel) for kids.

4) My Byrd House has a creatively cute selection of aprons including the Last Minute Apron Tutorial and One Yard Half Apron.

5) Craft Stew has links to 38 free apron patterns. Patterns included are Groovy Hostess Apron, Adorable Napkin Apron,  and Meow Meow Apron Pattern.

6) Free Needle is a directory of free patterns (2,498 links as I type) that allows readers to submit their favorite links. Patterns included are Pretty Paisley Apron (bhg), Cottage Inspired Apron (bhg), and Kid Sweater Apron (Green Kitchen).

7) Better Homes and Gardens has a nice collection of free apron patterns (see more bhg patterns in #6). BHG patterns include the Cute Spring Apron, Easy Retro Apron, and the Mother-Daughter Apron Set.

8) The Secret Stitch Club has tutorials for the Basic Skirt (apron), 5 Ruffle Anniversary Apron, and The Bath Apron. It's a great blog to browse.

9) My Longest Year has a great tutorial for Nana's Reversible Half Apron.

10) Jane's Apron has a cute craft apron tutorial not to mention slew of inspirational articles focusing on aprons and giveaways.

11) favecrafts has ten free clever Apron Patterns. Crafty Coffee Bag Apron, Delicious Cupcake Apron, and Sassy Apron are just a few of the patterns you will find here.

12) Crochet Pattern Central has a variety of crochet pattern links, some requiring free registration, and some not. Patterns found here include the Cotton Apron, Plarn Apron (made from plastic bags or plarn), Sugar'n Cream BBQ Apron (super cute!).

13) Reformation Acres only has one apron at this time, but the Gathering Apron Pattern is stunningly beautiful.

14) Sew Liberated has a sweet child's apron pattern meant to fit a 3-6 year old. Necessary alterations can be made to adjust the apron for both older and younger children.

15) Chicken Sense has links to a large number of romantic and whimsical apron patterns. A few of my favorites are the Kid's Smock Apron, Cutest Apron, and Cottage Apron. UPDATE: Chicken Sense Site is no longer online, but links to original pattern websites are still working.

16) merrimentdesign has a really cool free Apron pattern with built-in potholders and secret iPhone pocket. So modern!

17) Free-Sewing.com has free sewing patterns and projects online for the home, apparel, holiday crafts, decorations, kids and other sew projects. I really love the Apron Parisienne Pattern and Green Thumb Gardening Apron. To start downloading the patterns, you have to become a member. Membership is FREE, and there's no obligation of any kind.

18) Phyllis Dobbs sometimes provides cute free apron patterns on her site. My personal favorites are the It's A Dog's Life Apron and Christmas Apron.

19) sew4home provides free patterns for the Retro Fun Vintage Apron, French Country Apron, Hostess Pattern, Happy Heart Apron, and Child's Apron. They provide patterns for all types of things, and also frequently have giveaways.

20) Copycat Crafts is all about D.Y.I. Designer Knock-offs. Among my favorites are the Tea and Crumpets Apron and Lady's Apron, which can also be found by clicking here: Sewing In No Mans Land.

21) Cottage at Frog Creek has a uniquely beautiful pattern called  The Gathering Apron.

22) I Love To Create has an adorable Little Black Dress Apron. This one made me laugh!

23) Instructables has a retro style pattern, Box Pleat Apron, which has a fitted waist and a full skirt. For this free pattern click HERE.

24) The Magic Bean has the CUTEST Crafters Apron that I have ever seen. You will like this one!

25) Martha Stewart, this list would not be complete without her. On Martha's site, you will find a free utilitarian pattern for Gardener's Apron. No self-respecting gardener would be caught without one.

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