32 Apron Sewing Patterns

We all know how expensive store-bought aprons are, but did you know how easy they are to make? Whether you need an apron for the kitchen, outdoor grilling, working in the garden, or to wear while doing your handy or crafty projects, these 32 Apron Sewing Patterns got you covered! 

This collection will show you how to sew a variety of aprons in every style imaginable, indoor to outdoor use, and for both adults and children. Now get to work turning some clever apron patterns into a totally cool finished product. You will even choose to use repurposed fabrics for bonus points!

1. Easy Apron Sewing Pattern by Bouquet Clothing

This apron pattern is designed with the beginner sewist in mind, but is perfect for all levels wanting to create a cute and classic apron. With this pattern you can choose to sew a full or half vintage inspired apron, and the options for your own embellishments or details are endless.

Easy Apron Sewing Pattern by Bouquet Clothing

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2. Apron Sewing Pattern by Tilly And Ashley Design

Make your own reversible aprons with easy sewing pattern and instructional guide. These aprons make perfect gifts for children who love cooking and crafting! Also comes in adult sizing so you can match with your mini me.

Apron Sewing Pattern by Tilly And Ashley Design

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3. DIY Tea Towel Apron by Skip To My Lou

All you need is a tea towel, a couple of buttons, and a package of twill tape to make this sophisticated half-apron that would work for any gender or age. This is a fun sewing project that would also make a great gift for the holidays or a housewarming.

DIY Tea Towel Apron by Skip To My Lou

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4. Full Retro Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew With BA

Retro aprons are super popular these days – and if you have been wondering how to make your own apron, this is the perfect sewing pattern for you! Sew your own women’s retro apron for a cute and fun addition to your kitchen décor that is truly timeless. Make your favorite version – a full apron with either a single skirt or with double skirts in a cute cotton print for ease of care.

Full Retro Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew With BA

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5. Half Apron Sewing Pattern by A Beautiful Mess

This free half apron pattern has a comfortable waist with a ruffled front that adds some feminity to the final apron. Two large pockets give you plenty of room for any kitchen utensils, recipes, potholders, or oven mitts that you need to keep close at hand.

Half Apron Sewing Pattern by A Beautiful Mess

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6. DIY Apron Tutorial by Back Road Bloom

Learn how to make an apron with this simple, DIY apron tutorial for women; its an awesome beginner sewing project that anyone can do! The fun thing about sewing your own apron, is that you get to customize it to exactly what you want. You can choose the colors, patterns, fabric, and style! This DIY apron cost me less than $5 to make, and just a couple hours of time.

DIY Apron Tutorial by Back Road Bloom

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7. Split-Leg Potters Apron Sewing Pattern by Bloem Linen

The pattern is for a split-leg potters apron, in a one-size-fits-all and suitable for men and women. Although it is a one-size-fits-all apron, it is explain how to make the apron wider, longer, or the opposite shorter, in the sewing instructions in case you just prefer different sizing.

Split-Leg Potters Apron Sewing Pattern by Bloem Linen

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8. The Man Apron Sewing Pattern by Tie Dye Diva

This simple, basic apron pattern is called “The Man Apron” for its a tailored, sturdy design and suitability for being sewn from denim or twill, but it’s a wonderful unisex apron that you can personalize for yourself and everyone on your list by adding a fun fabric to line the apron bib – business on the outside, party on the inside! Choose a favorite fabric print, sport, team, activity, embroidered initials or special message!

The Man Apron Sewing Pattern by Tie Dye Diva

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9. DIY Cabana Stripe Apron by Sugar & Cloth DIY Decor

This free apron pattern takes a Turkish beach toweland transforms it into a fun apron that can be worn any time of year. This project only requires a little bit of sewing to create a waistband and ties. The fun fringe at the bottom is part of the original towel and makes for a fun accent.

DIY Cabana Stripe Apron by Sugar & Cloth DIY Decor

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10. Mom & Me Kitchen Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew Simple Home

Get cooking in the kitchen with this Mom and Me Apron Pattern and tutorial. Little ones love to help in the kitchen or pretend on their own during playtime. This sewing pattern is the perfect way to help their imagination and to get them working with Mom (or Dad) in the kitchen.

Mom & Me Kitchen Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew Simple Home

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11. Garden Apron Sewing Pattern by Sweater Doll

For gathering eggs, orchard fruit, garden vegetables or carrying clothespins, garden tools and seed packets, or diaper bag essentials, this is the best pocket apron you could make.

The wide waistband prevents sagging when full of fragile eggs or fruit from the orchard and the deep pocket will keep everything safe from falling out. The pocket has a drawstring that can be tied to a loop at the waistband for keeping eggs and other goods safe.

Garden Apron Sewing Pattern by Sweater Doll

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12. Mile-A-Minute Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew Can She

Sew an easy and fun apron using jelly roll strips! This free Mile-a-Minute Apron Pattern is fast to sew and makes a great gift (if you can bear to part with it). Since one apron only requires 16 strips of fabric that are 2 1/2’’ wide by 42’’ long, there are enough strips in a jelly roll bundle to make 2 aprons!

Mile-A-Minute Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew Can She

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13. Girls Apron Sewing Pattern by My Childhood Treasures

This kids apron sewing pattern is fast and easy to make for the beginner sewer and is a great gift idea. You can make a lined apron with frills on the bottom or the simple reversible apron with no frills. This apron pattern comes with the cute folded pocket option and the neck is elasticated making it comfortable for children and easy to put on themselves.

Girls Apron Sewing Pattern by My Childhood Treasures

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14. Farmhouse Style Pocket Apron Sewing Pattern by A Box Of Twine

Do you enjoy wearing a cute half apron while you’re cooking, gardening, or crafting? Half aprons are quick to tie on and get to work. A pocket apron is even better to hold necessary supplies. But no matter the task at hand, a durable apron must do double duty: function well and look good! The apron in this pattern will do both.

Farmhouse Style Pocket Apron Sewing Pattern by A Box Of Twine

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15. Pick-A-Pocket Apron Sewing Pattern by Yarnspirations

Mixing and matching fabrics is always fun. This easy bellows pocket apron gives you the chance to do just that. It’s perfect for use with coordinating prints, or solids and prints.

Pick-A-Pocket Apron Sewing Pattern by Yarnspirations

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16. Sammie Apron Sewing Pattern by I Think Sew Design

This Sammie Apron is a simple yet fashionable wear designed for all men and women! It is recommended to be made with heavy weight fabric, such as denim and canvas.

Make this piece with leather and earth toned materials to achieve a great neutral look. With multiple pockets you can easily store your phone and pens with ease!

Sammie Apron Sewing Pattern by I Think Sew Design

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17. Ruffle Apron Sewing Pattern by The Freckled Pear

Whether it’s for your own little kitchen helper, your grand-daughter, or for a unique gift idea, this apron, handmade with love, is a great way for that special girl to look simply adorable while baking up a batch of cookies.

The apron skirt is made up of three fun, flouncy ruffles anchored to a backing. The bodice is fully lined. The neck and waist ties are double-sided and topstitched to lay flat after laundering. The ties can be adjusted as she grows and are plenty long for tying in a nice bow.

Ruffle Apron Sewing Pattern by The Freckled Pear

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18. DIY Waxed Canvas Tool Apron by The Merry Thought

This is a free pattern for a waxed canvas apron that can be used to hold your tools for woodworking, gardening, crafting, or cooking. The waxed canvas makes it sturdy and waterproof, making it an apron that you’ll have and use for years.

Included are instructions on how to make your own waxed canvaswhich is actually a fairly easy process that you’ll want to use over and over again on your fabric.

DIY Waxed Canvas Tool Apron by The Merry Thought

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19. Gathering Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew Liberated Patterns

A functional and amazingly flattering garden and kitchen accessory, this Gathering Apron lets you collect eggs and produce in its huge front pocket.

Enhanced by modern pintuck details, adjustable bust shaping, and a darling criss-cross back closure, this is a great gift for the locovore chef or backyard gardener on your list – but once you try it on, you might not want to give it away!

Gathering Apron Sewing Pattern by Sew Liberated Patterns

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20. Chimera Craft Show Apron Sewing Pattern by Shop XOXO Lauren

This Chimera Craft Apron is a beautiful apron meant to be worn as a craft fair helper. Inside, it features 5 “cash pockets”, to make it easy to access individual bills. The exterior has 3 large slip pockets for notepads, bills, papers, and what not.

Chimera Craft Show Apron Sewing Pattern by Shop XOXO Lauren

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21. Easy DIY 30 Minute Apron by Flamingo Toes

This adorable and Easy DIY 30 Minute Apron is so cute and makes up so super fast! With just a little fabric and a few seams you can have a darling apron in just a half hour – so you can make one up by dinner or you could give one as a house warming gift!

Easy DIY 30 Minute Apron by Flamingo Toes

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22. Apron Christmas Sewing Pattern by Precious Patterns

This adorable knot apron is so cute and easy to make! Instructions are included to make the apron in three children’s sizes – 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8. It can be made in the gingerbread girl, snowman and plain styles.

Apron Christmas Sewing Pattern by Precious Patterns

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23. Plus Size Cross Back Apron Sewing Pattern by Van Zandt Studios

This apron is very forgiving in sizing while using little fabric. It has hidden side pockets and the front has a very large pocket with 3 buttons to hold it shut. This pocket is really great for that end of the day to pick up or garden picking.

Plus Size Cross Back Apron Sewing Pattern by Van Zandt Studios

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24. Farmhouse Linen Pinafore Apron Pattern by Sisters, What!

This farmhouse, pinafore apron is made out of linen with leather as straps. It is easy to make, perfect for a beginner sewist. You can customize with your favorite linen and add contrast pockets. 

Farmhouse Linen Pinafore Apron Pattern by Sisters, What!

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25. Vintage Style Retro Apron Sewing Pattern by Smarmy Clothes

This cute vintage inspired apron is just the thing to make you a master of the kitchen! It has a full and flouncy circle skirt with a ruffled hem (perfect for twirling!), a sweetheart neckline, and adjustable halter straps and waist ties.

Vintage Style Retro Apron Sewing Pattern by Smarmy Clothes

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26. Pretty Ditty Apron Sewing Pattern by Pretty Ditty

This Pretty Ditty Apron offers a variety of choices from 3 child size options (small, medium, large) to 3 adult size options (small, medium, large). The pattern also includes instructions to make the apron reversible or non-reversible.

Pretty Ditty Apron Sewing Pattern by Pretty Ditty

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27. Free Apron Sewing Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

For an apron that’s simple to sew and equally simple to slip on for quick cooking, give this free sewing tutorial a try! The style is similar to a smock, so instead of tying the back, the sides hold this apron in place.

Free Apron Sewing Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

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28. Denim Apron Sewing Pattern by Creative Green Living

Turn an old pair of denim jeans or pants into a cute apron with just 1/2 yard of woven cotton fabric and this downloadable pattern. This heavy duty apron is perfect for gardening, BBQ, crafty and other extra dirty tasks. It makes a lovely hostess gift, Christmas present or Mother’s Day gift.

Denim Apron Sewing Pattern by Creative Green Living

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29. Free Retro Apron Sewing Pattern by Crafty Kitty

This retro apron pattern features a sweetheart neckline, half circle skirt and finishes above the knee with contrasting bias binding and ties. One size fits most! Apron is 27” wide and 28” from top of bodice to bottom of skirt.

Free Retro Apron Sewing Pattern by Crafty Kitty

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30. Vintage Apron Sewing Pattern by The Seaman Mom

If you’re looking for an apron sewing pattern with a little retro flair that is sweet looking, fun and easy to make, this Vintage Apron Pattern is it! This darling ruffled apron pattern is a great project for beginners!

Vintage Apron Sewing Pattern by The Seaman Mom

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31. Adjustable Apron Sewing Pattern by Purl Soho

There’s no need for multiple aprons when you can make one that serves every chef in your house. Sew an Adjustable Kitchen Apron that you and your husband can share!

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32. Men’s Apron Sewing Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

This DIY men’s apron is perfect for anyone who loves to cook or grill, and it can make a great birthday or Father’s Day gift. The apron pattern is simple, but the result is anything but plain. With contrasting fabrics to set apart the top and bottom edges, you can incorporate favorite motifs and colors to customize the apron for your favorite chef.

Men's Apron Sewing Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

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