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Easy Father’s Day Apron

Every dad deserves an apron for the barbecuing season! Why not get your child to make a personalized one as the heat from summer approaches? Think of it as the perfect combination gift set for father’s day along with the DIY card from our previous blog! Today, we are presenting to you a DIY apron that will be one of a kind made by your kids.

 

Image 1. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

Here is what you need to make this gift:

 

  1. Fabric paint
  2. Foam paint brushes
  3. Plastic cups
  4. White men’s apron
  5. Letter stencils
  6. Pencil
  7. Fabric marker

 

Start off by prewash and iron your apron. Using your letter stencils, D-A-D (or whatever you would like to have it written), position them on where you would like the wording to go on the apron. With a pencil, lightly trace the letters onto the apron.

 

Image 2. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

 

After, use the fabric marker and outline the pencil markings. Then, fill it in.

 

Image 3. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

 

Image 4. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

 

Fill the plastic cups with fabric paint. With your paintbrush, paint on a layer of fabric paint to your child’s hand. We recommend using this method rather than placing your little one’s hand onto a plate. This ensures evenness.

 

Image 5. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

 

Once your child has a nice thick layer of paint on their hands, let your child press firmly onto the apron, wherever they may like. Repeat this step as many times as you like using different colours!

 

Image 6. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

 

When you think it’s done, allow the apron to dry. Before you wash it, make sure to turn the apron over and iron to “heat” set the paint.

 

Image 8. Image taken by Jillian Leslie (2016).

 

And there you have it! A simple, personalized, and loving gift for Father’s Day! You can be creative and imprint footprints too! Whatever your child decides to do, it will be the perfect and irreplaceable gift.

 

For more information on how to make DIY Father’s Day apron, please click here.

 

References:

Jillian Leslie (2016). Easy Father’s Day Apron DIY. Retrieved from http://catchmyparty.com/blog/fathers-day-apron-diy