Vintage Apron For A Splendid Notions Pouch

Choose The Prettiest Fabric For These Vintage Aprons.

Lavender sachets and vintage aprons, natures bounty and true love… A cotton summer dress with a reel and thread puts an extra special feel on this notions pouch. Stitch up a roomy pouch to keep small sewing projects at hand, with an inside pocket to hold notions and scissors. A lovely gift any quilter or sewing enthusiast would love.



The pouch can be made using a 6 1/2″  block with dress and cotton reel, or piece an apron, fussy cutting a motif and using it as a focus point of the project. The ‘kitchen’ print is so sweet in the waistband.

vintage apron paper pieced

Position a print in a desired direction like the apple print of this pretty apron. The apples are running vertical and are centered on the front panel. The paper pieced apron block can be used as the front of the notions pouch. It’s wonderfully creative and very easy to do. See more about paper piecing here.


sewing notions pouch

There is a pattern available for the 6 inch paper pieced Vintage Apron, and Vintage Dress and Cotton Reel, and are the perfect sizes to use in the sewing notions pouch. Any 6 inch block can be used to make this pretty pouch, however this sewing themed block is adorable.

The pretty paper pieced Vintage Dress and Cotton Reel can be found in the beautiful collection of quilt blocks in Pat Sloans “The Splendid Sampler” book. The book contains one hundred delightful 6 1/2 inch blocks (finished 6 inch) that can be used for almost any project.

Designed by Charise of Charise Creates, the pouch is a roomy 9 1/2″ x 9 1/2″, and is large enough for a 4″ embroidery hoop plus scissors and thread. There is a handy pocket inside for stowing more goodies too.

Single block patterns are available for purchase, which can be used to make the quaint Sewing Notions Pouch!


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