sunday aprons

Lindsay's Sunday Apron

This is an apron for Lindsay.  I was so excited that she asked me to make it.  It was SO fun !  She picked the colors but I picked the fabric since she is there and I am here.  She definitely wanted a washable apron rather than a “Fancy Nancy” apron. My favorite store for […]

Aprons Cinderella Would Love

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I make no excuses for loving things that are impractical.  They are usually the things that have texture, color and cannot be easily justified.  Like Sunday Aprons. They are not really even useful, except to make a person feel absolutely beautiful when they are serving a casserole. I started by making a Sunday Apron for […]

Nancy's Apron

“Be to her virtues very kind, be to her faults very blind.” -Matthew Prior- journal entry: When Grandpa and I were traveling through Oklahoma during the summertime, we stopped at a cafe.  It was right on the crossroads in the middle of nowhere.  Why in the world would anyone stick a cafe here, in the […]

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Afton's Sunday Apron

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“I felt the starched walls of a pink cotton penitentiary . . . I thought of running away.  Immediately !” -Scout from To Kill A Mockingbird- journal entry: To Kill a Mockingbird continues to be my favorite book.  Scout would have died if she had been asked to wear Afton’s apron.  Afton’s Sunday Apron.  But […]

Making Sunday Aprons

“The world if so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings !” Robert Louis Stevenson journal entry: I love to make “Sunday Aprons”.  I love mixing and matching the fabrics.  I love finding just the right trim, or lace, or flower.  I love to picture a […]

Another Sunday Apron

“The years teach much which the days never knew.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson- journal entry: Here is another “Sunday Apron” for another unique personality.  It is very feminine.  The  fabric will shine, shimmer and rustle as she moves.  I made pleats at the top and scallops at the bottom.  I gathered the scallops upward and added […]

Sunday Apron Fabric Label

“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother !” -Italian proverb- journal entry: Everything is going well . . . for me. I am very grateful for that.  I don’t know about everyone else.  actually . . . I do know about some people and wish all would be well for them too. I know […]

Sunday Aprons

“Be content to remember that those who can make an omelet  properly can do nothing else.” -Author Unknown- journal entry: What is it about Sunday Aprons that makes a woman’s heart go pitter patter  and give a little flutter ?It must be a longing to be a lady.  Being a lady is a trick in […]

A Daughter's Sunday Apron

“To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, — And reverie. The reverie alone will do if bees are few.” -Emily Dickinson- journal entry: I struggled to teach my daughters to wear slips with their skirts.  Now, they want fancy and frilly “Sunday Aprons”.  Go figure.  I have decided that these aprons […]