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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Rickrack, Polka Dots & Paisley

       What a busy week it has been and I have loved every minute I've spent in my sewing room!

             So many fun things to SEW...
                                                        SEW little time!!


An apron without a pocket....Would be like a bird without wings!

Making "Chenille Cottage" garment labels

And now for my inspiration for the rickrack bedazzled, paisley and polka dot apron...

This vintage apron is from the 1920s and is referred to as a "flapper apron".
    Isn't it wonderful?!

I have another sweet little project nearly finished that I will be posting...once I sew a button on it. :)

Thank you, my dear friends, for stopping by and for your many thoughtful comments!

Blessings and fond friendship,
Carolynn  xoxo

Hint about my next post:   One can never have too many _ _ _ _ _ _????? 


The Rustic Victorian said...

Hi Miz Caroline,
I love this flapper apron pattern! I'd love to see the old one closer!
Happy Sewing!
A BIG (humid) Southern Hug!

ps..I clicked on your blog link from your flickr profile and it dosen't open.

Shirley Hatfield said...

Oh, the color of that apron simply dazzles me! At first I thought it was a child's dress...there are so many on the Mommy Blogs, but when I read that it was an apron I was "gobstopped!" Red and Aqua happiness! =D

My Vintage Mending said...

Oh Miss Carolynn...Please tell me you have a pattern. This is gorgeous. I am so in awe of your skills. Every little detail. I adore smoke aprons. Okay, any apron really but this pattern is beautiful. You can never have to many...fat quarters of your favorite fabric? sweet friend...Renee

~~Carol~~ said...

My favorite color combination is aqua and red, so I'm crazy about that sweet apron! You do such wonderful work Carolynn, with alot of attention to detail!

Isobel said...

What a lovely make and fabric combination, dear Carolynn. Your apron looks really cute. :)

Paula said...

Sweet adopted momma, The apron you made is beautiful and absolutely darling! The ladies will love your class and love having you teach them how to make this! Every detail is so sweet! Your labels are lovely and the vintage apron is gorgeous! I look forward to seeing your other project! Much love, hugs and blessings! Your girlie~Paula xo

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Hi Carolyn,
Adore your apron for your class!
Thank you so much for visiting my little blog and for your sweet comments on my Rednesday threads. My daddy grew up in Parkdale, Oregon - I think it's by Hood River? One of his brothers stayed on in Portland - I think that must be where we received the vintage Portland ephemera from.

Happy almost weekend! :)

Mary said...

Love your apron, the color and print combination is great!!

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Well Carolyn, if you saw my last post, you'll know that THIS is just what I'm talking about! You women of bloggerville who sew beautiful things, and are enjoying every minute of it! I must learn to sew, and you're just the inspiration that I need! :)

vintage grey said...

What a beautiful apron Carolynn!! Such a gorgeous details! I love how you are making your labels! Such talent you have! Have a lovely day! xo Heather

Lily said...

Hi - I absolutely love aprons too. i am just learning to sew and have bought a couple of patterns for vintage aprons. I think I like them so much because they remind me of my Nan, open fires, toast and pots of tea! Lily. xxx

Ioana-Carmen said...

Amazing blog! Would you like to follow each other? ;X

mimi'sdarlins said...

Oh, that little apron is so sweet, I just love it! Is the vintage apron in your collection, or do you just have a photo of it? I agree about those pockets, an absolute must! I can't wait to see what else you're 'cooking up' for us :)

Anonymous said...

Oh I love the new aprons..and the one you are using to teach how sweet and red!!!! Lovely...sue

Dorthe said...

Dear Carolyn, that sample apron of yours, are the sweetest ,-I love the fabrics you have used, and the colours are so wonderful together in this apron. Beautiful work, also dear .
Thankyou for your kindests comments, Carolyn, they made a lovely start on my day, today!