Wednesday, February 17, 2010

chef hat and apron

Since I love to bake and cook I have someone around the house who just loves to get up on a big chair and help mommy. So for Christmas I thought I would try to make him a little chef hat and apron so he won't get as dirty while cooking with me. I really love how the chef hat turned out (Thanks to my cousin Pamela!!). I followed a free pattern found at you can make this; the pattern called for making the hat out of double weave cotton which is just a stronger cotton so it stands up like a real chef hat but since I found the cotton at a discount store $1.99/yard I just used iron on interfacing to make the hat stiffer. Then Pamela helped me and sewed the pieces together. And thanks to my mom for her patience as I dug through a basket filled with different styles and colors of letters we finally found EBEN to put his name on the front of the hat.



To match his little hat I made an apron for him as well. You can kind of see it here its the colorful alphabet and numbers. I looked a bunch of different patterns and designs on line and just gave it a shot. He really loves to cook with mama now and gets excited to put on his special cooking wear!

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3 comments:

Mom2fur said...

Absolutely adorable...and the chef's hat is cute, too!

Amanda said...

That is so cute!

Brenda @ Tie That Binds Us said...

Those are adorable!!!! I love them. Great job.

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