DIY Projects & Crafts Sewing How to Make a Basic Chef's Apron By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 20, 2019 Share Tweet Pin Email What You'll Need Materials Pocket template Apron template Instructions Print out our apron template Print out our pocket template Cut an apron form and 2 pockets from the templates. Finish top edge of pockets with 1-inch double hem. Fold in remaining 3 edges 1/4 inch each; press in place. Finish all but bottom edge of apron with a 1/4-inch double seam. Finish bottom with a 1-inch double seam. Add 2 long waist straps, using the neck-strap method in the gardener's apron how-to (each will start as a 2 1/2-by-34-inch strip).