19 Delightful Aprons with Free Sewing Patterns


Here are the best free sewing patterns to teach you how to make an apron.  I’ve included every type of free apron pattern including ruffled, vintage and retro, half aprons, and even children’s apron patterns.

Best Free Apron Patterns

1.  Sail Away Apron {tutorial} ~ You don’t have to be a nautical lover to adore this Sail Away Apron!  While it is pretty straight forward, lining up the stripes and cuts on the bias make it fairly detail oriented.  With the free pattern it is definitely worth taking a risk to make this fabulous apron. 2.  One Yard Pleated Hot Pad Apron {tutorial} ~ This beautiful pleated hot pad apron uses just one yard of fabric.  How perfect is having built-in hot pads on your apron?!  What a great Mother’s Day or teacher appreciation gift.

Ruffled Apron Tutorials

3.  Shabby Chic Ruffled Apron Pattern  ~ What woman wouldn’t feel ultra feminine in this shabby chic ruffled apron?!  The combination of fabric patterns is fabulous.

Free Sewing Patterns

5.  Two Tea Towel Apron ~ Keep your clothes clean of splatters and still look fashionable.  This two tea towel apron avoids all of the most tedious parts of sewing. No hemming. No cutting out a pattern. 6.  My Girlfriends Breakfast Club Apron ~ Isn’t this half apron absolutely adorable?!  The panels of different fabric and bright colors make this a perfect Spring apron.  The added flower gives it a punch of pizzazz.

Half Aprons

7.  Flirty Ruffled Half Apron {tutorial} ~ Gather your fabric remnants that coordinate, but not necessarily match to sew this flirty half apron.  Put on the finished apron, bake a cake, and flirt with your hubby! 8.  Scalloped Apron with Matching Potholder {tutorial} ~ This scalloped Anthropologie apron knock-off is adorable!  The pom pom’s, polka dots, and scallops are a fabulous combination.  Add a matchy matchy potholder, perfect!

Vintage Aprons

9.  Retro Fun: Vintage Apron ~ This fun flouncy apron will have you feeling a little bit like June Cleaver!  The sweetheart neckline and mini-sweet pockets have the perfect vintage feel.

Retro Aprons

10.  No-Sew Apron {tutorial} ~ Rock this stylish no-sew bandana apron!  If you are not inclined to sew then this is the project for you.  Heat-n-bond will become your new best friend. 11.  Reversible Scalloped Apron ~ This flirty and girly reversible scalloped apron is so much fun!  I love the fullness of the apron with the roomy pockets.  It’s reversible, so, if you are bored you can change it.

Aprons With Pockets

12.  Tea Time Pretty Pockets Apron ~ Tea time is always a good time!  The combination of linen, the colorful tea pots and bow are amazing.  Download the free template to make your own. 13.  Harry Potter Apron Tutorial ~ This adorable apron is perfect for the Harry Potter fan.  The pattern is complete with pockets and a Gryffindor patch.

Easy Patterns To Make Aprons

14.  Garden Apron Tutorial ~ This super cute versatile apron is perfect for the gardener or crafter!  This would make the perfect gift for your mother-in-law.

Kids Apron Pattern

15.  Half Apron for Girls {tutorial} ~ Make this sweet apron for a little darling in your life.  Also makes a fun birthday gift, especially if you pair it with some kid-safe cooking utensils. 16.  Ruffled Little Girl Apron {Semi-Homemade Apron} ~ Look at this fun, ruffly, little girl apron!  Four strips of fabric were used to make the ruffles.  The pom pom trip and ribbon ruffle is fabulous. 17.  Reusable Shopping Bag to Apron – With one TJ Maxx bag you can make two aprons, one for mom and one for your little girl.  The bag is non-fraying so you don’t have any hems to sew.  Yay!  The handles are reattached for the neck strap and the tie back. 18.  Bapron – Bib plus Apron {free pattern} ~ This little bib/apron gives maximum coverage for your messy eater and the tutorial instructions promise you can whip one up in half and hour!  Make a set and arrange in a cute box or basket with some baby food. 19.  Kids Apron Tutorial {free pattern} ~ Kids get dirty whether they are helping us cook, learning to become future Divinci’s, or just having a good time getting their hands in whatever they can at the moment.  Now they can have a cool apron and keep their clothes clean too!

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19 Delightful Aprons with Free Sewing Patterns
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  1. I am having problems printing the patterns in PDF. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a lot for any help.

  2. I have made a few of number 18. It is really easy to follow. The only thing I had trouble with was keeping the font fabric and the back fabric lined up properly while stitching. But my sewing skills are fairly rudimentary and someone with more experience may have no trouble 🙂

    And even with my very basic skills it did only take me about an hour and a half to make.

  3. I love how cute and fun the aprons are! I really like the ones that look like skirts. The one the little boy is wearing is adorable too! Making an apron manly for a boy!

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