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Thread: How Many of You Wear Aprons? (I do!)

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    Senior Member ShirlR's Avatar
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    In a recent thread about what to give as a hostess gift, many of you suggested giving an apron. I l-o-v-e aprons and would not step into the kitchen without one, but I really don't know anyone who wears them except maybe us older folks, so I have hesitated making them for others, in spite of the great patterns that are out there right now. Comments, anyone?

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    Don't wear them, never have, never will.

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    Don't need one to sew and I try to avoid cooking.

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    I'm in my 40's and love my apron. Especially when I'm baking - I get covered in flour etc. And my 6yo ds loves his apron too - he loves to help cook.

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    I wear one when I have a lot of cooking going on, like I did preparing for yesterday's feastivities! I make one for myself for Christmas too. Sometimes they are just so durn handy to have on.

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    I used to wear them when I was raising a family and got away from it and don't anymore now. Don't know why I quit.

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    I love them. I only wear them when I am baking cookies at christmas. I think its a christmas thing I just have to have it on. lol. Also when I am frying anything. I have ruined one to many shirts so I wear the apron. I love making them as gifts. I made my DIL and GD matching ones. Have you seen the tutorial on Missouri quilt co. It is fun and fast to make

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    I love wearing my aprons!! I have worn one since I was a kid. My grandkids love theirs too. I have different ones for the seasons. My favorite, it an old blue one that my son made for me when he was i junior high.
    I think it would be a great hostess gift!

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    I wear them if I'm doing some cooking with flour. I love that some 'retro' aprons are coming out at Joann's. I think I'm going to sew one today. I will post a picture when I'm done.

    PS - I wear my 1860s one with a bib that needs to be pinned on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShirlR
    In a recent thread about what to give as a hostess gift, many of you suggested giving an apron. I l-o-v-e aprons and would not step into the kitchen without one, but I really don't know anyone who wears them except maybe us older folks, so I have hesitated making them for others, in spite of the great patterns that are out there right now. Comments, anyone?
    I don't wear one either but I love the retro ones. I made aprons for a charity silent auction last year and they were the rage!! They brought in more money that the quilted wallhanging I donated! I used Alexander Henry prints which were large scaled and the auction was held right before Halloween. . .
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    I always put one on whenever I cook. I love my aprons and of course, I sew them for me and my daughters and friends!

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    Sometimes. Depends on what I am cooking.

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    I love to use aprons. I really need to sew myself a few more, and a few for friends and family!

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    Used to wear them...don't know why I quit

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    When I put an apron on I feel like I'm continuing the tradition of my Grandmother Wilson's. She always wore an apron except when she walked to town to pick up her mail or something... She was a wonderful role model for me, and I miss her...

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    I love my aprons. I make them for my dd and sisters too. Haven't seemed to find time to make one for myself lately so the next one is mine. Can never have too many. :)
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    I used to but not anymore.

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    When I was raising my family I always wore one. Now I avoid going into the kitchen (husband does most cooking). My daughter loves aprons, so I enjoy making them for her.

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    I haven't for a while! I only have one...a white butchers apron. I used to wear it when I was frying or canning or doing messy jobs. I guess I need to get it back out and use it!
    Thanks for reminding me! Maybe I will whip up a new one. :D :D

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    I wear a half-apron over my chest.

    It's a great source of amusement for my family.

    It does help keep my shirt front clean.

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    When I remember to put one on. :)

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    Aprons are back in style. I love them.

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    I have 4 signs in my kitchen:
    "I serve 3 kinds of meals:frozen, microwave, take out"
    "Martha Stewart doesn't live here...deal with it"
    "The only reason I have a kitchen is because it came
    with the house"
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    For these reasons, nope, I don't really need an apron.
    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: Naomi

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    I love aprons and have several from my MIL & grandmother.
    All my neices cook and If I made them aprons I think they would love them and use them. Cause I made them....maybe

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    I wear one when cooking...I am a pretty messy cook, and would rather wear an apron than have clothes with spots on them. I have an apron a friend made for me, and I have also appliqued on purchased aprons.

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