Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Free Offer
Summer Crafts for Kids

Keep the kids entertained while they are out of school with this FREE eBook! Choose from 22 different craft projects for kids, including wearables, paper crafts and homemade toys.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy


Looking for a good way to show your pride in our nation?  Then take a look at this fourth of July pattern from I Love to Create! With these instructions you will be able to create the perfect Patriotic Chef's Apron!

Fourth of July Apron


  • Tulip® Fashion Glitter™ Shimmer Transfer Sheets: Primary
  • Tulip® Fabric Paintbrushes™
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint: BI15784 Glacier White
  • Ribbon – red, white and blue – 2½ yards
  • Disposable plate
  • Permanent marker
  • Thread
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Chalk
  • 2 T-shirts – red, blue – large youth
  • Freezer paper
  • Pressing cloth
  • Eyelet trim – white – 3 yards
  • Iron


 Pattern 3
 Pattern 1
 Pattern 2


Cut & Sew:

  1. Cut both T-shirts as illustrated in the diagram.
  2. Sew bottom of bodice to top of skirt, right sides facing.
  3. Sew a 1 inch hem (casing) on sides and top, leaving an opening at top corners of bodice and where the skirt connects to the bodice for ribbon to feed through.
  4. Thread ribbon through casing, up from bottom side of bodice and back down the other bodice casing, leaving a loop for neck.
  5. Sew four rows of ruffled lace equally spaced onto the skirt portion of apron.


  1. Print out desired design pattern and cut out. Trace around design on bodice of apron with chalk.
  2. Place pattern pieces on red and blue Shimmer Transfer Sheets as indicated and trace with permanent marker. Cut out with craft knife. Peel away clear liner from each piece and place glossy side down on apron bodice according to pattern. Cover with pressing cloth and iron 30 to 60 seconds. Check to make sure pieces have adhered to apron; if not, re-iron as necessary.
  3. Pour Glacier White Soft Fabric Paint on disposable plate. Use Fabric Paintbrushes to paint a coat of Glacier White into the indicated areas of design. Let dry and add another coat if necessary.
  4. Trace pattern for “USA” onto freezer paper.
  5. Cut out with craft knife, discarding the inside area of letters to create stencil.
  6. Lightly iron (wax side down) above painted design on apron. Do not iron over paint or Shimmer Transfer Sheet designs.
  7. Paint the open areas of stencil with a coat of Glacier White. Let dry and repeat if necessary. Let dry.
  8. Peel off freezer paper to reveal completed design.

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive, partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Garden Headboard

Make a custom garden headboard for your room using this quick and easy tutorial. It's one of our cheap bedroom decorating projects.… See more

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.