We've said it before: yes, every man needs an apron. They're indispensable in the workshop, the kitchen, the garage, around the grill, even when shining your shoes.
Master Seamstress Betz White writes, "I was trying to come up with a fun Father's Day project when I spied my pile of canvas totes. Nice durable canvas...handy cotton webbing straps...then it hit me. These would make great utility aprons!"
And she was right. Minimal sewing, maximum coverage, and if it happens to get unsightly soiled from too many splatters, you can easily whip up another one.