DIY Gardening Apron Tutorial

If you enjoy planting, pruning, and working in the yard, this DIY gardening apron is for you.

DIY Gardening Apron with Pockets

Keep your tools handy and protect your clothes with an easy to sew gardening apron. We love the oversized pockets for storing your supplies, and the special tab for keeping your snips handy.

Easy to Make Gardening Apron

Speaking of snips, this half utility apron would work well in the craft room too! Those pockets could easily house thread, bobbins, glue sticks, and more.

Gardening Apron with pockets tutorial

If you are looking to make a gift of a gardening apron to your favorite gardener, we suggest including seed packets and a matching sun hat.


  • ½ yd solid fabric (apron front, apron lining & tie)
  • ⅓ yd printed fabric (pocket front, pocket lining, and loop)
  • All-purpose sewing thread in coordinating color
  • 2 metal D rings (1″)
  • sewing machine

You know we love a good upcycle project, so if you have a canvas tote laying around give this tote to gardening apron transformation a try.

Gardening apron from a canvas tote bag
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