having an apron party

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in 1920s,Aprons

I saw this original pattern for sale somewhere- on Etsy maybe?- dated 1925, and thought it SO cute that I wanted to use it as inspiration for my own version of the pattern. Then I made a bunch of aprons to give as Christmas gifts this year. I’m so proud of myself because every year I want to make my gifts and then can’t get it done. Well, this year I managed it. I can make this beauty in just a few hours time, so that was a major plus in my favor.

Here are the results:
Along with the apron, I collected a few of my favorite depression era recipes from a variety of original sources and made a small booklet to give to my family.
You are invited to download the (entirely free) recipe booklet here:
http://www.sewchicpatterns.com/images/Dep_recipebook.pdf
Find the apron (less expensive than the original was!) I call Clara Bow here:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/63619858/womens-1920s-style-apron-pattern-sew

Happy Holidays from Sew Chic Pattern Co.!

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Danièle December 23, 2010 at 7:25 pm

These are gorgeous, and what a wonderful idea. I may just copy you for next year's batch of presents!

Happy Christmas.

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tammyO. December 24, 2010 at 9:33 am

what a fabulous pattern- love that they're bias cut. i'm sure the recipients will be thrilled.

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Lady A December 25, 2010 at 10:32 pm

aw, so cool I want one too. :)

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The adventures of the creative miss W January 4, 2011 at 5:17 am

They are lovely and you put so much effort into the recipe book too! I'm sure the recipients must have been very happy

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