I babysit for a sweet toddler in my neighborhood. When his mom asked if I'd be interested in helping/making a Publix bag apron-style costume for him (inspired by my Publix bag dress), I was thrilled!
Plus this was a super simple project. Here we go!
I started with a regular Publix reusable shopping bag.
I cut apart the bottom and back panel (Panel 2) and set aside the apron (Panel 1) for later.
I took the handle off Panel 2 (not the apron part) by ripping out the seams.
Then I cut the long handle part in half. Voila.
Back to Panel 1. I pinned the sides down to form a triangle and pinned one of the handle halves to the tip of the triangle. Then I sewed it all down and trimmed the excess fabric.
That's seriously how easy it was.
But! I forgot that little Tyler is pretty small for his age, so after he tried it on once, I took it back for alterations. I shorted the neck strap by about six inches in circumference. I took half the width off the triangle sides. He'll try it on again tonight, so I hope it fits this time!
He's going to wear a chef's hat, and his mom's going to put a little flour on the apron. Can't wait for him come trick or treating!