Monday, May 27, 2024

50+ Apron Patterns to Make (The BEST Sewing Patterns)

Make a new custom apron with one of these awesome 50+ apron patterns.

We have the perfect type of apron for any style from half-apron patterns to modern cross back styles.

Find your next sewing project to protect your clothes while cooking, baking, or working.


After seeing these cute patterns you will want a new apron. Take your pick from the best apron patterns to sew. Featured are free patterns and others to purchase. A little bit of everything.

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In this section, I am featuring free apron sewing patterns to try.

There are so many different ways to make an apron for you or make one to give to a friend.

Apron with Fat Quarters
Apron with Fat Quarters by Creative Green Living

I love that this free pattern can be made using fat quarters. Search your fabric stash for a quick project.

Cross Back Apron
Cross Back Apron by Farmhouse on Boone

An apron with large pockets is so useful. I love that this one has the large pockets, is flowy and has the cross back. No need to tie it up.

Full Apron Tutorial
Full Apron Tutorial by Sugar Bee Crafts

This classic apron has a bit of a vintage nod with the ruffle and pleats. Personalize an apron with heat transfer vinyl or embroidery like this one on the pocket.

How to Make an Apron
How to Make an Apron by Treasurie

For the beginner sewer, this is a pattern to try. The simple lines make it an easier pattern to start with.

Half Apron Pattern
Half Apron Pattern by Treasurie

Mixing patterns and colors makes for a super cute apron. If you don't like the bib style give a waist tie half apron a try.

Beginner Apron Sewing Tutorial
Beginner Apron Sewing Tutorial by Back Road Bloom

Another great tutorial that features waist ties. This is a great project for beginners as well.

9 Step Apron
9 Step Apron by Sassy Cassy Sews

If you want a simple but, perfect apron, here you go. This tutorial has nine steps total to finish a completed project.

Child's Apron
Child's Apron by Polka Dot Chair

Another one of my favorite perfect beginner sewing projects. If you want to add a pretty detail, sew in an edging trim around the bottom of the patchwork apron.

One Yard Magic Apron Pattern
One Yard Magic Apron Pattern by Sew Can She

If you have one yard of fabric, you can magically make an apron, ta-da! Add a strip on the bottom for a pop of fun to an apron.

Allspice Apron
Allspice Apron by Hey June Handmade

Use the handy pockets on this apron to hold items you need while wearing an apron from ingredients to your phone, to other items while working.

Japanese Style Apron
Japanese Style Apron by Farmhouse on Boone

I love a good free printable pattern in pdf form. They make it super easy to recreate different projects like this lovely Japanese style apron.

Farmhouse Apron
Farmhouse Apron by Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Take a few pattern pieces to form a farmhouse style apron. This one has lots of room and huge pockets for keeping items in reach.

The Little Apron
The Little Apron by Sew Much Ado

Looking for a DIY apron for a little one? This pattern is specifically for a smaller apron, sized for a child.


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In this section, I am featuring patterns for great aprons that you can purchase. A lot of work goes into creating patterns. So let's support those talented small business owners.

Gathering Apron
Gathering Apron by Sew Liberated Patterns

Get the pattern and step-by-step instructions to make an apron perfect for gathering eggs from a chicken coop.

This one looks a little bit more advanced with some of the detailing.
Studio Tunic Pattern
Studio Tunic Pattern by Sew Liberated Patterns

I love this apron tutorial. My favorite detail is the pocket within the pocket. Easy to keep smaller and larger items corraled.

Pinafore Apron with Ruffles
Pinafore Apron with Ruffles by Crave Stitch Patterns

This pretty pattern features ruffles in the best way for cross back aprons. Over each shoulder for a lovely look.

Pinafore Japanese Style Apron Pattern
Pinafore Japanese Style Apron Pattern by Crave Stitch Patterns

Use a gingham fabric and off set the front pockets for a unique look to an apron pattern. This one features a crossback but with different shoulder straps.

Modern Apron Sewing Pattern
Modern Apron Sewing Pattern by By K Kose Pattern

Go for a simplified modern look with this step-by-step tutorial. Use a linen or canvas fabric to fit your needs and to get the look.

Reversible Apron Pattern
Reversible Apron Pattern in Adult Apron and Child Apron Sizes by Tilly & Ashley

Take a simple apron pattern like this one with adjustable neck straps that you can tie to the perfect length, but give it something special by making it reversible!

Cross Back Apron
Cross Back Apron by Toto Shop UA

This pattern is perfect for someone who loves a simple modern design that doesn't tie in the back. Easily slip on and off this cross back and get to work.

Gardening/Harvest Apron
Gardening/Harvest Apron by Toto Shop UA

Here is a quick sewing project that is great for someone who has their own chickens, or likes large pockets on a half apron. Gather eggs or other materials in these big pocket of this apron.

Lily of the Valley Pinafore Little Girls Apron
Lily of the Valley Pinafore Little Girls Apron by Oh Me Oh My Sewing

Now this one will make for some adorable aprons. I love this dress-style apron for little girls. It is so classy and adorable with the bows on the sides.

Maria Cross Back Apron
Maria Cross Back Apron by Maven Patterns

Grab your printer and print off this pdf sewing pattern. You will live in this great cross back apron that you can make in your favorite color.

Gathered Apron Pattern
Gathered Apron Pattern by Sustain My Sewing Habit

Looking for a pattern for a bib apron that looks pretty too? This one has a bit of a feminine flair with the fitted waist.

Easy Apron Tutorial
Easy Apron Tutorial by Pin Cut Sew Studio

This pattern is an easy full apron pattern. It comes complete with how to make the ties too.
Short Cross Back Apron Pattern
Short Cross Back Apron Pattern by Toto Shop UA

From the square neck to the cross back and shorter length this pattern is modern for sure. It is great for a minimalist looking stylish apron.

Basic Apron Pattern to Sew
Basic Apron Pattern to Sew by I Think Sew Design

This simple and basic style pattern would be a great choice for a BBQ apron. Choose a heavy duty canvas style fabric for the perfect material choice.

Full and Half Crazy Daisy Apron
Full and Half Crazy Daisy Apron by Modern Vintage Designs

Go retro with this pattern that can be created as a full or half apron. Complete with a big bow and ruffle on the bottom. It has a touch of girly flair.

Pleated Bib Apron
Pleated Bib Apron Retro Style by Sustain My Sewing Habit

This retro style recipe can give a modern apron vibe by choosing the right fabric. This clean white with a pinstripe looks very modernized.

Apron with Pockets
Apron with Pockets by Happiest Camper Sewing

The silhouette of this pattern creates a classic apron. I could imagine twirling in this one while working.

Women's Utility Apron
Women's Utility Apron by Waffle Patterns

Need something more heavy duty? How about a utility work apron. This one comes with multiple pockets, slots for holding tools, and more.

Uptown Apron
Uptown Apron by Trish Newberry Design

I love the pleating on this one. It gives it a unique style and still features large pockets.


Which of these amazing apron patterns are you excited to try first???


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