How To Make An Upcycled Apron For Kids

OWIMO Design demonstrates how to make an upcycled apron for kids, from a tea / dish towel!  This is a quick and simple project and a great reuse for an old tea towel.


The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your upcycled kid’s apron are shown below.

  • Tea / dish towel
  • Old pair of jeans
  • Ribbon
  • Flowers / buttons to embellish (optional)
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine
  • Needle (for hand stitching the embellishments)
Did You Know?

Around 1.5 – 2 million tonnes of clothing and textiles waste are discarded every year in the UK. Of this only 16% (300,000 tonnes) is currently reused or recycled with 63% (1.2 million tonnes) ending up in landfill.

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