Friday, May 13, 2011

Upcycled Apron Giveaway!


Ok.....so clearly I'm not good at waiting.

Why not get this party started? I found this cute skirt at my favorite Thrift Store for $1.91 and because it's a nice medium weight fabric I was trying to decide on either a tote bag or an apron. Clearly the apron won out :) I just really love the pleats and the button details and I wanted to leave that intact. I used the bib portion of the Sweetwater apron pattern (try to contain your shock...I know) and I added the ruffle and little bow to the neckline. Because it was a wrap around skirt there was plenty of fabric to make the apron bib and I still have some scraps left over to use for a little zippered purse or two.

So now for the giveaway details! I will be giving away this upcycled apron and you'll have 2 chances to win. 

First you can become a follower here and leave me a comment telling me that you did or if you already follow my blog (you guys ROCK!) you can let me know that in your comment. You'll have a second chance to win by going to my etsy shop and coming back here to leave me a second comment on what your favorite item is. You can enter until Sunday evening May 15th and the winner will be announced Monday, May 15th.

I am linking this post to Tatertots and Jello's Weekend Wrap-up Party! Hop over there and check out the awesome creativity!


62 comments:

  1. OOOOOOOOOOOOOO I already follow you!!! there's one!!

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  2. I already follow your blog!

    zayda.calvo (at) gmail.com

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  3. My favorite item from your store is the Turquoise & Red Felt Owl Pendant... that little guy is so cute!

    zayda.calvo (at) gmail.com

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  4. I already follow!and my fav item is your water melon red and white felt owl just so CUTE!
    hUGS
    XO

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  5. AND your apron is just awesome and pretty

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  6. I follow your blog :D

    wickedsister69@gmail.com

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  7. I am a follower! Thank you for the chance at the sweet apron!

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  8. I love the Dorothy ID / Business Card Wallet! That fabric is fabulous!

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  9. Just became a follower! Love the apron. Have been wanting to try the same thing...you have given me some inspiration! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  10. I LOVE the pink and black sassy retro hostess apron in your Etsy shop!

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  11. Jeepers...you are not only creative, but you are imaginative too :-)! I absolutely LOVE the apron. I am a current follower. I am wishing myself luck right now because I want to win :-)!

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  12. I'm your newest follower.

    emileenreynolds@yahoo.com

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  13. I like the Robert Kaufman Metro Market Apple Hostess Apron as well as the blue owl.

    emileenreynolds@yahoo.com

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  14. I already follow you! My favorites on your etsy are the Freebird Hostess Apron and the Flirty Ruffled Apron!

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  15. Hey momma! I am already a follower - hook me up with a new apron, please :o)

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  16. I'm already a follower and I love the hostess aprons on your etsy sight! and this new apron is adorable!

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  17. And I love the sunflower bag

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  18. I love all the hostess aprons!

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  19. Already follow this awesome inspiring blog :) Help, I can't pick! Love all your things in the shop,but especially the owls!

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  20. Karen you are not only creative you are imaginative too :-)! I am a follower and would LOVE to win the apron.

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  21. I like the Orange Flower Robert Kaufman Hostess Apron.

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  22. I am a follower! Thanks for the re-giveaway!

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  23. I like the Dorothy ID / Business Card Wallet!

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  24. I'm a new follower! Thanks for the great giveaway, I love aprons!!!

    Hop on the No Rules Blog Tour!

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  25. my fave from your shop is the Sassy Pink & Black Retro Hostess Apron Size Large

    kathiedp75atyahoodotcom

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  26. just GORGEOUS! i love the Apron the print is so pretty.My fav Item in your shop is the watermelon red and white pin cushion owl just the cutest!!
    Im already a follower.
    Hugs
    xo

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  27. Yay! Blogger is back up and running ;). I am a frequent flyer and love visiting and reading your blogspot for all the latest tips on sewing with flair. My favorite item in your Etsy store is the one I already own; the business card holder (I'm sorry I do not have the name of it right now). I also love the tissue holders and think they are such a nice gift and every lady needs one in their purse. Thanks for the tutorials! Your apron from a skirt is such a creative upcycle - love your ideas - thanks!!! ~terri

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  28. Hey I already followed :D

    wickedsister69@gmail.com

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  29. Gorgeous! I love the button details. What great fabric. Stopping by from TT&J.

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  30. I started following a few days ago :) Love it!

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  31. Comment #2... I LOVE your hostess aprons! That's one of the projects on my summer list! :D

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  32. Ok now a followerer...and heres a comment on the right one! Pick me! Love your stuff! :)

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  33. I am now a follower of your cute blog. I love aprons so thanks for the opportunity to win one.

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  34. I went to your etsy shop and found you have many cute things. I love the sunflower denim bag and all the cute owl necklaces but my favorite thing was the brown/salmon butterfly apron.

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  35. I am a new follower. Please sign me up for your apron giveaway.

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  36. After looking at your etsy shop I love quite a few of your things! The hostess aprons are my favorite by far! Thanks for the 2nd chance to win your cute apron.

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  37. Karen The Apron Maven! You are so good! This apron is amazing....and if you don't know me...shame on you! Beep-Beep! and Pizza clothing too! I wanna win this....I wanna win this! I would look so good wearing this instead of pizza clothing!!!

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  38. Hey Karen....Do I get another entry for finding a typo?? I think Monday is the 16th not the 15th again, at least that's what my calendar says.....I think.

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  39. I love sew much about your blog! Now that I am following, I know I will be inspired to try some new projects. Thanks for sharing!

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  40. The Freebird hostess apron is gorgeous & your owls are a hoot! Decisions, decisions...

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  41. Hey Karen, I am a follower too!!! So when are you coming to the Chicago Area!!

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  42. I'm back Karen, I love all your aprons, but really love your Hostess aprons!!! Right up my alley!! www.jen-saia.blogspot.com

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  43. I follow and I love your owlies and Gunter on your etsy shop! Good luck to everyone because if you win once of Karen's creations you are truly blessed!

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  44. I'm your follower.

    emileenreynolds@yahoo.com

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  45. I like the apple hostess apron. So cute!

    emileenreynolds@yahoo.com

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  46. Just love the owl pendants, they are so cute! I tried to follow, but your follow button isn't up at this time. :(

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  47. Great apron!

    New follower. :)

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  48. The apron is Gorgeous!

    I'm a follower:)

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  49. Very Cute items in your shop!

    My favorite is the Michael Miller Free Bird Hostess apron!!! ♥♥

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  50. Of course I love your apron...very clever remake!

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  51. Your owlies in your shop are the sweetest little critters!!

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  52. Goodness this is so adorable! I love the fact that it was a skirt too! Fantastic job...very clever and creative. Thanks for sharing - Hope you had a wonderful weekend!
    ~Stephanie Lynn
    www.bystephanielynn.com

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  53. I'm a new follower! I was in Shawnee's swap. Oh the apron is ADORABLE!

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  54. So hard to pick something i love from your shop! I love it all! But the Amy ID wallet is something that really caught my eye. :)

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  55. So cute! I am a follower. chrissyca@mchsi.com

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  56. I really like the sassy pink and black hostess apron. It's very my style.

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  57. I just became a follower of your blog and I really, really love this apron so I hope I win.

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  58. Really cute apron! Thanks for linking up with Finished It Up Friday:)

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