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Sew the Rainbow: Green for May

A new month and a new color for my Sew the Rainbow project:  Green!

The Project:  An Apron – a special gift for a friend

The Inspiration:  My good friend Mari!  In addition to a love for books, which makes us kindred spirits, Mari also loves to cook.  Over on Instagram, Mari was one of five people who signed up to get a surprise Pay it Forward gift sometime this year.  Because she loves green, this is her month!

The Material:

The Result:   I don’t work with patterns very often, but this one was easy to follow.  I opted to nix the pocket, because of personal preference, but there is one included in the pattern.

I love that the bottom section of the apron is called a flounce.  Every time I read the word in the instructions, I wanted to sing *flounce flounce flounce* – I’m going to see if I can incorporate the word in my everyday vocabulary :)

Here are a few shots of this bright and fun apron, already on the way to Mari’s mailbox!




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I hope that you’re enjoying the Sew the Rainbow project.  For June, I’ll be sewing the color Aqua – I hope that you’ll stay tuned for the result!

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