Vintage full apron shabby retro chic Campbell's theme

$49.95

This retro apron was crafted by marrying retro themed Ruffles and bodice with vintage lace and linens for a lace middle ruffle and repurposed curtain panel lining. The ties are extra long tapered fabric, so you can tie them in back, on the side, or in front as pictured. The ruched bodice is Campbell's Soup themed panels and two of the ruffles are coordinating Kellogg retro prints. This apron makes me want to open a can of Campbell's and go to work in the kitchen.

The middle ruffle is ecru vintage cutwork cotton lace and the top overlay of the apron skirt and the bodice trim and ties are blue swirled cotton. What you can't see is the navy blue and white check apron lining made from a vintage kitchen cafe curtain. This cafe curtain had outlived its original purpose, but was eager to return to the kitchen in its new form. This apron lets the beauty of the vintage linens live on in a repurposed driven life.

There is a specially made scrap fabric flower clipped on the apron hem. Look closely and you will get a peek at the checked apron lining material. The apron Ruffles are finished with a serged rolled hem and all materials are pre-washed for longevity and durability. There is even a small pocket on the side of the blue overlay to allow for handy access to your most important tools (a spoon and your cell phone!)

The inspiration for this aprons skirt came from the Posh Girl Hostess with the mostest pattern. Visit the Posh Girl store to purchase the skirt pattern.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/121573532/pdf-apron-sewing-pattern-hostess-with

All vintage linens are carefully washed and stains gently removed. No fully intact unblemished vintage linens were harmed in making these aprons.

Vintage style patterns are often used in repurposing the linens.

Some of my thoughts behind my new apron line, Vintage linen rebirth into vintage aprons. Often I need to fussy cut the embroidery to avoid a few stains and holes in the original linens. When possible, I line my aprons with soft muslin. The majority of the materials used are repurposed from the vintage linen. This style or repurposing existing materials is typical of 1940's wartime scrap aprons.

In the 1940s wartime UK everything was rationed and therefore in short supply. Everyone had to be thrifty and inventive of how to preserve things they had, and also recycle everything to make new things.
Make do and mend were the buzz words of the era, and upcycling and recycling were things everyone did to try and make ends meet.
Aprons were very popular at this time not only could they be made from recycled scraps of material but they also performed a function in that they kept your clothes clean, which meant that your clothes lasted longer.

With that spirit in mind, I am hunting for beautifully embellished linens to give a new life as a vintage style apron. In this quest I will pledge to not harm any vintage linen that is unblemished. I will honor the vintage linen and when it has given its full life in its current form, I will pass on its heritage in the form of an apron to be again cherished and loved.

Payments

Payments are expected at time of purchase. I do not begin work on custom orders until after payment is received.

My shop is located in Harris County Texas, so if you live in Texas expect to pay sales tax on your purchase.

Shipping from United States

I ship every day so if you order in the morning it will likely go out that day. Afternoons and weekends shipping is next business day.
Custom orders are shipped within 2-5 days after payment is received unless otherwise indicated in the order approval process.

Refunds

All sales are final unless the item you receive is damaged . If that should happen please convo me immediately so that I can make things right. If you are unhappy with the item you received please contact me so we can discuss and find a solution.

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