Aprons

White Aprons

We have a page offering white Aprons on the website. They answer customer needs especially for theater. We use simple cotton and batiste. But I have pictures in my head of aprons that I want to make in white. But I need a cotton with a fine hand, tightly woven and an amazing soft drape…

Making the right cut.

Making the right cut.

Just because a design works for one fabric doesn’t mean it will work for another.  I made a pattern that I want to make in denim. The denim is a bit heavier then quilting cotton.This means that ruffles and elastic gathers work differently. This means that I will be sent completely back to the drawing board to…

Spring 2015

Spring 2015

The winter has been extremely long this year and spring feels nearly hopeless in its arrival. My dark, chilly mood clearly drove fabric choices. I bought loud, bright and floral prints for spring. Once the prints were in the studio, I could not wait to rip open packages and start cutting. I needed that breath…

Farmhouse Aprons

Farmhouse Aprons

Writing a new post, I will tell you that every post of mine begins with the comfy chair piled with the right pillows, a fresh cup of coffee made from the good coffee and music that helps me get into writing mode. I am not a writer by profession, it’s a struggle that I find…

Changing design

Changing design

I always thought that my plus size customers wanted to downplay shape. Answering that, and paying attention to cost, I made the Plus Size skirt on those aprons to have less gathers, that way it fell closer to the hip and didn’t make anyone look hippier than they were already. But I was never satisfied…

Housework Apron

Housework Apron

I love the Ruffled Apron that I designed. It’s cute.It’s a good fabric choice and it holds a lot of stuff. But time passes and I need to change it a bit. Good design for me is a journey. Improvements come, design features pass, fabrics change. I sat looking at this photo and wondered why…

A Kitchen Apron Design

A Kitchen Apron Design

New Apron designs are always exciting. This one is our first single piece apron. It has no waistband, no separate bodice or skirt. It’s just one piece with long ties. The neck ties work best if they are pretied to the length that works for you. Doing that, you can toss it on as if…