Once I got going, this came together very quickly. Kudos to Amy Butler for creating a pattern even this (slightly) inexperienced seamstress could handle. Her attention to detail is astounding and those who know me know I love attention to detail!
Alas, it was what came before "once I got going" that threatened to do me in. My mom saved the day! That'll learn me to buy new needles for my sewing machine. Who knew a backwards needle could muss things up so! My mom, that's who!
At first, I just had a pocket and after the hour and a half spent trying to figure out why my needle wasn't picking up the bobbin thread, I thought I'd pee myself at this:
and then came this:
I must say though - Amy Butler is most assuredly a skinny girl. Us large-and-in-charge types just might need a little more fabric on an apron.
Maybe I'll give it to my skinny sister for her birthday.
Happy Birthday Robin! (she doesn't read my blog. At least I don't think she does.)