This month’s giveaway is super fun – not only can you win an apron, you can win a pattern to make your own too!!
This month’s giveaway is sponsored by the Make-Do Mercantile, and the winner of this month’s giveaway will win the Circus Pinnie shown here – AND, a runner up winner will win a pattern to make this cute apron from a pillowcase!

“Outside chores, mopping floors, or trips to the grocery store, you can wear your Pillowcase Pinnie for all of these and more! Wouldn’t mom love one for pruning shrubs, repotting plants or canning peaches? A select few pre-made aprons are available at the Make-Do Mercantile, or purchase the PDF pattern (delivered via email within 24 hours) and get started whipping one up right away! “

About the pattern:

“The Pillowcase Pinnie is a swingy, back-closure pinafore for every day chores or wearing around town as a stylish top layer! Easily made from a pillowcase or a yard of fabric, it can be made any length you prefer. Add pockets! Embellish to your heart’s content! Pattern includes adult sizes Medium, Large and X-Large. Step by step instructions with color photos and pattern pieces make is easy and there is no enlarging, just print, tape and cut!”

Why a pillowcase?

Vintage linens are so in vogue but what do to with the pillowcases? If you’ve got enough skirts or you’re like me and your fanny won’t fit into a pillowcase, a pinnie it the perfect lovely project for them! And it’s an excellent way to “Make Do” with what you have!

  • A pillowcase or one yard of fabric
  • 2-3 packages of bias tape (depending on the length and number of pockets)
  • one snap set or button

So, to enter this month’s giveaway, simply pay a visit to the Make-Do Mercantile and choose the item that you like best, and leave a comment with your choice. For a second entry, blog or tweet this giveaway and leave another comment with the link – that’s it! Entries will be accepted until Friday, May 8th at 9pm PST. A winner will be drawn and announced on Monday May 11th. Good Luck!


The winner of this giveaway are: Christie and Sue Cahill – congrats ladies, I will email you for your information!

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