Harvest Apron Sewing Pattern

This video sewing tutorial walks you through all the steps you need to sew a harvest apron.

Harvest Apron being modeled from the front and side.

A harvest apron is also known as a gathering apron, why? Because it will help you gather your harvest! These garden aprons are great for gathering beans, peas or even apples!

Harvest Apron being modeled to show how to make the apron larger.

So let me help you sew one up so you can get back out to that garden.

Harvest apron being held open

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Harvest Apron Cut List:

You can mix and match what pieces you want cut from what fabric. I recommend using two different fabrics.

  • Small Loop: 2″ by 5″ (Cut 1)
  • Thin Ties: 2″ by 28″ (Cut 2)
  • Waistband: 7″ by 24″ (Cut 1)
  • Waistband Ties: 6″ by 40″ (Cut 2)
  • Outer Apron Pocket: 26″ by 40″ (Cut 1)
  • Inside Apron Pocket: 26″ by 40″ (Cut 1)

You Will Need:

Tying the harvest apron up into the loop
Harvest apron basket pocket hung fully open

Watch the Video Tutorial HERE:

Harvest apron youtube sewing tutorial

To follow along and put your harvest apron together watch the video tutorial HERE.

I hope you enjoy sewing this apron up as much as I did!

harvest apron being displayed out to show the full cuteness of it.

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Learn how to sew a harvest apron following this step by step sewing tutorial. This harvest apron is also known as a gathering apron. Sew one up for yourself and another as a gift! This awesome apron is a beginner friendly sewing tutorial and free sewing pattern. Enjoy!

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8 Comments

  1. Michele wrote:

    I accidentally cut one of the 26×40 apron pieces on half and of course I don’t have enough fabric to cut another. Do you think I could use it as the inside and sew it together as long as I shorten the outer to account for the seam allowance on the inner one?

    Posted 7.24.23 Reply
    • Tamara wrote:

      Hi Michele, YES!!!! Sewing is all about working around our mistakes lol 🙂 I love the idea of putting it in the middle. I would use a 1/2″ seam allowance for this and then press the seam open before continuing along. You could also trim along this seam with some pinking shears to stop any future fraying. It will still end up as a great apron in the end. Enjoy your hard work and Happy Sewing!

      Posted 7.25.23 Reply
  2. Linda wrote:

    Wonderful tutorial. The instructions were clear with the pictures understandable. The use of the French seam finish gives the apron a professional finish. Ten thumbs up. This will be a recommended tutorial.

    Posted 7.26.23 Reply
    • Tamara wrote:

      Thank you so much for saying that Linda! I am thrilled to hear it 🙂 Happy Sewing!

      Posted 7.27.23 Reply
  3. Judy Schmalenbach wrote:

    I love this pattern, so cute! I bought some cute fabric with a pattern that is one way and I am trying to figure out it the 40″ is the length that is folded up or it goes around the waist. Want to make sure I get it right before I cut the fabric.

    Posted 11.26.23 Reply
  4. Christie wrote:

    Where’s the measurements???

    Posted 1.30.24 Reply
    • Tamara wrote:

      Under the Cut List in this blog post.

      Posted 1.30.24 Reply