This vintage sewing pattern for an eye-catching dress features a bodice inset with externally stitched darts. The straight-ish skirt has a kick pleat. Great details, Would need to be made of fairly light-weight fabric to reduce bulk.
Apron out of jeans. looks to be one piece using the whole leg split at the center front or center back. leg style or shape would play a part in the final shape of the apron. wide leg or flare jeans would make a fuller apron I imagine