Helping Hands Aprons

Materials

  • Canvas aprons: adult-size tan, child-size orange
  • Delta Ceramcoat Acrylic Paints: Adobe Red, Cinnamon, Spice Brown, White, Terra Cotta, Raw Sienna, Espresso, Barn Red;
  • Delta Ceramcoat Textile Medium
  • Embellishment ideas: assorted sequins, bugle beads, seed beads, rick rack trim, ribbon, glitter

Tools

  • Sewing needle and black thread

Basic Supplies

scissors, black marker, tracing paper, white copy paper, paintbrush and sponge scrap

Directions

STEP 1

  • Trace hand print, with fingers together and thumb extended, onto white paper. Outline each hand print with black marker. Trace hand prints onto tracing paper and transfer onto aprons.

STEP 2

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to mix textile medium with paint. Sponge paint turkeys and small rectangles (legs) Spice Brown. Let dry

STEP 3

  • Print and cut out pattern. Transfer details onto turkeys

STEP 4

  • Paint heads with mixture of Adobe Red + Cinnamon (4:1). Paint feet and beaks Terra Cotta.

STEP 5

  • Paint feathers White, Black, Terra Cotta and Adobe Red + Cinnamon (4:1) mixture. See photo for guide. Lightly highlight feathers Barn Red.

STEP 6

  • Paint wings White, Raw Sienna, Espresso and mixture of Adobe Red + Cinnamon (4:1). Highlight wings Barn Red. Paint wattle Barn Red. Let dry. Outline feathers and details with marker.

STEP 7

  • Sew beads onto heads for eyes or dot eyes with marker.

STEP 8

  • Attach sequins, beads, or trims as desired.
by Meggan Maravich

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2452/9698b971-eea5-454f-abbe-d29d8465f06c.pdf



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Helping Hands Aprons