How to make a crayon apron

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If your little one likes to color as much as mine do this crayon apron is a handy way to hold your crayons…

Materials Needed

Two pieces of 13 ½ ” X 17 ½ ” for the body

One piece of 4 ¼” X 13 ½ “ for the pocket

47 ½” of decorative ribbon



Matching the right sides of the body fabric, sew together ¼ “ seam allowance along the 2 long sides. Fold the pocket in half long way, press and sew together. Unfold the pocket pieces and press. Cut and sew on decorative ribbon to front of pocket along the length.


Aligning raw edges on both sides.   Input the pocket to the body. Leaving a ½” opening on both sides for turning, sew the sides together. Make sure to catch the pocket, turn right side out and press. Cut the remaining decorative ribbon in half. Topstitch around the apron ¼” from the edge including the ribbon ties on the topsides. Sew from top to bottom every 1 ½” to divide the pocket into sections.


Now What???

Now that Halloween is over what are YOU going to do with all those pumpkins?  Okay, I COULD make a pumpkin pie…or roast pumpkin…or make spicy pumpkin seeds…but honestly, I have a lot of pumpkins.

Homemade Pumpkin Facial Masque

Ingredients: 1/2 cup fresh cooked pumpkin, drained, cooled, no skin 1 egg white whipped 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp ground oats (oatmeal) 2 tbsp plain yogurt dash of fresh lemon juice pinch of nutmeg


Ingredients: 1/2 cup fresh cooked pumpkin, drained, cooled, no skin 1 tbs oats (oatmeal) 1 tbs honey 1/2 tsp olive oil (or any oil you have on hand) pinch of nutmeg squirt of lemon juice

Mix all of the ingredients together to form a thick like consistency. Adjust the ingredients if needed, add more oats to make it thicker or add more liquid to thin it out. Apply this mixture to your clean face and neck, leave on for 5-10 minutes. Use tissues to gently remove the bulk of it, then rinse with warm water followed by a cool water rinse, gently pat skin dry.