Make a Recycled Jean Apron

Make a recycled jean apron. A used pair of jeans can be transformed into a useful and fun apron for the little cooks in your life.
By Cindy Lindsay
December 2008/January 2009
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You can create fun and funky aprons by recycling worn-out or outgrown jeans.
Photo by Matthew T. Stallbaumer


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Make a Recycled Jean Apron

Here is an easy-to-make apron for the young cooks in your life. In fact, it is so easy it might be a good project for a child to make.

Just cut the back side from a pair of worn-out children’s jeans. Sew on whatever bric-a-brac you like and a long-enough sash to tie around the child’s waist. You could even thread the tie through the belt loops rather than sewing it on.

Pop a rolling pin in one pocket and a recipe in the other, and you have a fun and useful gift.

— Cindy Lindsay
Osage City, Kansas








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