Liesl Made Butcher's Apron Tutorial.
Also, I'd like to remind you this is for personal use only. Meaning you can't make this apron to sell. Thank you.
This is a tutorial for a full body apron that will hit about your mid-thigh to knee, depending on your height. It fits a variety of sizes. If you're skinny you can wrap the strings around and tie in front, or if your plus sizes, you can tie in the back. The design is so that it will fit a variety of shapes as well. Also works great for guys too!
There are a ton of photos, so click below to expand the tutorial.
Liesl Made Butcher's Apron
1 yard home decor weight fabric
1 yard cotton contrast
a piece of paper for the pattern at least 14 1/2" by 32"
usual sewing supplies
Start by drafting your pattern as seen. I've gridded it out so hopefully you won't have trouble. You'll need a piece of paper at least 14 1/2" x 32". I like using freezer paper personally. Use the measurements given to create a gradual curve.
With the long straight edge on the fold of the fabric, cut out your apron body.
Now to make the pockets and strings.
With the two cut sorta-triangles still together, fold that long cut bias edge in half as seen, measure out two 4" wide strips and cut out. This will give you four separate bias strips. This will be plenty enough.
Now I usually do the pockets.
At this point I'll show you what the finished pocket stitching will look like to see where you're heading in case any of the following instructions get confusing and you think I'm sending you and your needle all over the place. The stitching is a bit faint in the photo but if you click the above image, you'll see it larger. You could easily do a single stitch but I think this looks nicer and is sturdier. Excuse the fact that I haven't clipped the threads in the photo!
Pivot (yet again!) to head back down the left side of the pocket, this time 1/8" from the edge. Continue around all three sides like that until the stitching looks like the completed pocket photo I showed you earlier.
Repeat for the other pocket and then we can move on to the strings and neck strap.
Cut your bias binding at 125" long.
Clip your threads and TADA, you're done! Go cook in style!
If you have any questions, let me know. Honestly, I'm not that great of a teacher.