Everybody remembers Mom's or Grandma's aprons. Some were utilitarian cotton half aprons or smocks in pretty colors or prints. Some were used only for special occasions in holiday motifs or fabics of organza or satin. Any vintage film of the 30-40-50's show any respectable woman wearing a dainty apron in the kitchen or as the hostess. We cannot forget June Cleaver with her fashionable kitchen ensemble. There was even one with matching oven mitt and dishtowel. With the advent of women's lib in the 70's the lowly apron represented women's servitude, those apron strings, those ties that bind, and they were cut. Fast forward 30 years, and many stained frocks later, the apron has found new popularity and uses. There is a new Apronation(C) on the horizon. Whether new or vintage the apron is not seen as being only utilitarian, but expresses our personality, our unique apronature(C). Apron's are not only worn in the kitchen, but in the garden and craft room, on the sales floor, and even as fashion accessories. Look below and choose your apron.

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Garden Time $24.99
This sweet vintage printed gingham created a nice vintage inspired half-apron that I hand-embroidered and includes a 1958 Garden Club of America date planner that has some terrific retro floral designs. Perfect for the Master Gardener at your home.

Carnation Cantata $ 29.99

This vintage inspired half apron was created from a 1959's tablecloth which I hand-embroidered
 This classic hostess accessory comes with a matching over sized dish towel that can also be used as a table scarf and a vintage 1940's cookbooklet

Autumn Splendor  $24.99

1940's stamped for embroidery half apron.
I hand-embroidered some of the leaves and added a 1940's coordinating hand-tatted doily to create a pocket. The new pocket holds a small vintage cook-booklet of the same era.

Applicious Apron $24.99
This vintage 1940;s apron has been rejuvenated  and is in excellent condition. It also comes with a yummy 1940-50 Mary Lee Taylor mini cook booklet highlighting apple recipes and more.

1 comment:

  1. I love your aprons, and I'm glad to see young women using them again!
    It's a really special treat to get a cook booklet or kitchen towel with one too!


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