I loosely followed the Modern Apron pattern in Jocelyn Worrall's Simple Gifts to Stitch. It called for seersucker and although some people and non-WASPs have mixed feelings about this fabric, I secretly love it. But I didn't have any on hand. Instead I used this birthday fabric (Water Lily from Amy Butler's Lotus collection).
I measured, cut and sewed with ultimate carelessness so I'm surprised it turned out even this nice. I fudged some of the measurements but it alright. I agree with many others and will say that the measurements provided for the next strap are WAY too long so I copied only a few others and made one side strap detachable so you can velcro it around your big Polish head. If you happen to have one of those.
(See below for update on empanada recipe.)