How about this shabby-chic number from The Farmer's Daughter? TOO ruffly? Keep scrollin'.
This next one was made for a firefighter and his wife (note the fabric). Perfect safety reminder for the grill master, no? There's no how-to, but it looks utterly fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants do-able.
Okay, more ruffles. The tutorial from Very Interesting at Instructables is VERY detailed, and totally customizeable.
Another inspiration spotted at Oodlekadoodle Primitives.
And for the minimalist, this gardening apron rocks. Follow the link to see a video demonstraing its wicked-fast construction.