My original intention for this blog is to include all things domestic, from food to sewing to chickens (Yes, chickens). Now, it has been pretty food heavy so far, and I’m pleased to present my inaugural sewing entry! Ta-da! Aprons!
Yes I realize the irony here. I still haven’t gotten away from the food aspect of things completely. But if you really think about it the original purpose of an apron was to protect a woman’s dress from everyday dirt while cleaning, gardening, taking care of kids, collecting eggs, milking the cow, and yes of course cooking since most women only owned a few dresses. They had to take care of their handmade investments and keep their garments from being scorched by the fire. (more…)