Design

Black Aprons
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Black Aprons

I don’t know why we didn’t think of it before. We have a page on the website devoted to white aprons. Theater people, reenactment people, and other lovers of our past embrace them mostly. But they so also serve those who look for a traditional apron, whether over a dress or jeans.     If…

The Jumper
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The Jumper

We have finished the Jumper.  Our hope and plan for it has come to life. It slips on easy, removes easy, fits in a way that flatters and washes well. The back has an elastic waist and elastic back neck. Nothing to tie, button or zip. It just pulls on like a favorite tee shirt and…

Plus Size Women

Plus Size Women

I love them. I do. Not only am I one, but the entire process of designing for plus size challenges me and quite frankly, challenges are so satisfying and so much fun! I am well aware that there is a grading system for enlarging patterns. I should design for a lovely size 8 and then…

Ruffles and Dirt

Ruffles and Dirt

Ruffles are a part of fashion and dirt is where many of us live. Aprons are simply the layer of clothing that relate to the work we are doing. Ruffles may be typically considered a piece of prettiness on a garment but we found a utility purpose as well. Apron testing has shown us that…