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GRANDMA'S APRON

The principle use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath, but along with that, it served as a holder for removing hot pans from the oven; it was wonderful for drying children's tears, and on occasion was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.

From the chicken-coop, the apron was used for carrying eggs, fussy chicks, and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be finished in the warming oven.

When company came, those old aprons were ideal hiding places for shy kids; and when the weather was cold, grandma wrapped it around her arms.

Those big old aprons wiped many a perspiring brow, bent over the hot wood stove. Chips and kindling-wood were brought into the kitchen in that apron.

From the garden, it carried all sorts of vegetables. After the peas had been shelled, it carried out the hulls.

In the fall, it was used to bring in apples that had fallen from the trees. When unexpected company drove up the road, it was surprising how much furniture that old apron could dust in a matter of seconds.

When dinner was ready, Grandma walked out on the porch and waved her apron, and the men knew it was time to come in from the fields for dinner.

It will be a long time before anyone invents something that will replace that old-time apron that served so many purposes.

...Author Unknown


 

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"Do you wear an apron?"

That's what someone asked one day.

No, I didn't - and several garments had been ruined
because of splatters, drips and so on.

Why not try an apron?
Maybe Grandma had a good idea!
So I was off to the fabric shop.

Those 5 words, "Do you wear an apron?"
rekindled my love of sewing.
One quickly led to another.
And the rest, as they say, is history.

At Oma's Aprons, you'll find a variety of styles and patterns.
In fact, each apron is a one-of-a-kind!
No mass production here!
No imports, produced in sweat-shops, with toxic paints!
Each apron is unique, crafted at the kitchen table.

So wear your apron with pride!
If it reminds you of your Oma - German for Grandma -
then know that she would be pleased with how smart you are!

Do you wear an apron?
Now I do!
Many thanks to
Mom, Aunt Rosemary, Mrs Russell,
and Grandmas
B. and Minnie, Packard & Stiles

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

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