When it’s a vintage New York Pattern Co. reissue! I matched up the new Vintage Vogue apron pattern with its original, and to my surprise it is not a Vogue pattern at all: What does this mean? I’m not really sure. But I’m excited to see an old pattern line revived this way! More matchups [...]


A success, I think, and the first of many more aprons:A little more commentary here….


I finally had a chance to finish something!! I recently redid my kitchen chairs with home dec rooster fabric (My Honey’s choice, not mine). There were about 2 yards left so I decided to make an apron. I tried about 5 different patterns but none of them worked because of the directional layout of those [...]


For Mother’s Day, I made this apron up for my mom. The pattern was given to me by my grandmother, who found it amongst her stored stuff. You can see that a mouse has chewed on the priceless heirloom a bit. When Grandma gave me the pattern, my mom strongly hinted she’d like one, so [...]


It seems that the only projects I can finish these days are aprons. Please pardon the dark pictures – I finished it late last night: I used this vintage pattern, published in 1948: Here’s a close-up of the pocket: This apron was my submission to the Sassy Apron Swap The theme was “Spring,” and my [...]


Here it is, my September project. The hostess apron. I love it. I can’t believe it took me almost two years to actually put this together, but I did. And here’s my action shot, trying to photograph the back of the apron myself. Of course, I realize now I should have just spun the apron [...]


Here is my July project. I might not be able to wear it this year (though it was 83 degrees last week) but at least it has been washed and dried and is all cut out. See? However, the big news is that… surprise!!! I am done with my August projects. Here is the proof. [...]