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Monday, April 30

Frankenstein Mothers Day DIY Apron project

Here is a cute idea for a Rockabilly Mum for Mothers Day or really just anyone who likes things that are a little bit quirky but adorable, that could even be yourself or your best friend :) You can make it yourself with little money and basic sewing skills.



I found some cheap cute floral cotton fabric and made a basic waist apron out of it. You can find lots of free patterns and tutorials online but I just made up the pattern myself.

I then found a picture of Frankenstein and converted it in Photoshop to make a stencil. I cut it out using that design. You can really stencil anything on the apron but I had brought the fabric paint on sale for 50cents so Frankie was a perfect choice for the apron and a good contrast on the pink and white fabric.

Next I just stencilled the design onto the fabric using a brush and fabric paint, let it dry and ironed to set the fabric paint.... and that's basically it :) 

You now have the cutest pin-up apron to give to your mum.... or for you to cook in or to just prance around the house pretending to be a 50's housewife looking all pretty and shit, add some sexy heels, hair in vintage pin curls and not actually doing any house work....... oh wait that's me, of course no one else does that do they? haha

I will do a future tutorial with every step on stencilling and apron making to make it more easy to follow if you have never done these before.





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