24 Free Apron Patterns [Pictured Instructions]


I just love the way I feel in a cute apron!  I’ve been wearing my Great Grandmother’s vintage aprons around the house and would love a free apron pattern to make some more. So, here are 24 free apron patterns with pictured instructions so you can make one too.   Free sewing patterns rock! {wink} Enjoy!

Free Apron Patterns with Pictured Instructions

Free Apron Patterns


1. Beautiful Krista Free Apron Pattern – The Krista apron is fun and flirty with an elastic ruched top, cute little side pocket and ruffled bottom. Perfect for the feminine chef!

2.  Soph’s Frilly Apron Tutorial – An Anthropologie inspired ruffled apron, final cost $11. *Sadly, this blog no longer exists.

3. Monogrammed Full Apron – A colorful apron with a darling monogrammed pocket.

4. Creating a Cute Apron with Leftover Fabric – A fun and flirty design and free apron pattern that’s embellished with a fabric flower.

Apron Patterns 5. Sweater Apron Tutorial – A really cool idea!  Simply click on the pictured instructions to learn how to make it.

6.  Full Apron Pattern with Pickets and Fabric Flowers – How to go about making your own custom fit apron.  It’s very easy and only requires the very basics of sewing machine knowledge.

7.  Canvas Apron – A beautifully embellished apron that’s painted on and has fabric flowers.

8. Two minute T-shirt Apron – How to make a quick apron when you know you’re going to get really messy.

Half Apron Patterns

Half Apron

9. Ruffled Apron from a Hand Towel – Take an ordinary hand towel, and turn it into a stylish apron. Easy to do!

10. Craft Apron out of a pair of old Jeans – A pictured step by step tutorial on how to make a fun craft apron out of jeans.

11. Garden Apron with Pockets – This apron is just perfect for the garden or for crafting, or a craft fair.  You get the picture.  It’s versatile.

12. Clothespin Apron Tutorial – For those of you who are hanging your laundry out to dry, this tutorial is for you.


13. Easy T-shirt Aprons – No matter what you’re style (or your mom’s!)-there is a t-shirt for it. Which means there can be an apron for it, too!  And for some of us…..we need all the help we can get making dinner preparation a little more exciting!

14. How to Make a Pillowcase Apron – A pictured tutorial on how to make a pillowcase into a half apron.

15.  Half Apron with Comfort Ruffles – The ruffles in the ties help the top to stretch, so the apron stays comfortable whether you’re sitting, standing, or constantly getting up and sitting down!

16. Valentine Ruffled Apron – A quick tutorial on how to make this darling half apron with four layers of ruffles.

Vintage and Retro Apron Patterns

Vintage and Retro Apron Patterns

17. Reversible scalloped apron tutorial – Fancy, flirty aprons are all the rage, and they sell for good money at a lot of stores. But if you can sew, you can make your own, and I’ll show you how.

18. Mostly Vintage Apron Tutorial – A cute half apron embellished with lace.

19. Retro Ric Rac Apron – A darling half apron with ruffles and ric rac embellishment.

20. Alice in Wonderland Apron –  Vintage pattern Advance 9606 an adorable pinafore apron inspired by Alice in Wonderland.  *The creator of this apron made it as a gift and asked that her link be removed.

Kids Apron Pattern

Kids Apron Pattern

21. Michael Miller patterns at Making It Fun has a crazy cool Kids Apron Pattern and Chef Hat Tutorial.

22. No Sew Child’s Apron from a Tea Towel – A fun kids apron tutorial that is made out of a towel and perfect for someone who doesn’t have a sewing machine.

23. Dish Towel Kids Apron – A very simple way to make an apron out of a dish towel for any toddler or child.

24. Reversible Children Apron with Fabric Crayon Embellishment Tutorial – What a cool way to capture one of your child’s drawings.

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  1. WOW!! I have been looking for free patterns like this for a while. Thank you so much for putting up a nice post on your blog with all these links! You have saved me a lot of time and made me and my girls so happy :).

    Thanks again,

  2. These are fantastic. Thank you for sharing all the links.
    I love your new blog look! Looking forward to your correspondence later this week.

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