My #2 child wants to be a baker when she grows up. So, for Christmas last year she asked for baking items. I made her an apron using this tutorial from everything your mama made:
To personalize it, I rounded the corners using a small plate as a template. I then finished it with a ruffled edge before inserting the skirt into the waistband.
Since then, I also made another apron for 3 yr old my niece, using the smaller size.
Another great find is this tutorial on making a nursing apron from the Secret Stitch Club. The only adjustment I made was to add 1/4 inch ribbon in the side and bottom hems to add additional weight.
Lastly, I am one of those unique individuals who cloth diaper. After trying lots of ways to make those things a little more trim, I came upon a great free pattern called the "Rita's Rump Pocket".
I modified her pocket diaper to use aplix (a cloth diaper preferred velcro), and have been so thrilled with the results. I made the velcro tabs using "granny tabs" from Kei's Creations.
And here is my result: