As you know, I gave away an apron for Sew Mama Sew's Giveaway Day. And then I gave away another.
What you don't know, is I made a third apron! While I was stitching up the giveaway apron, my mom was admiring it, so I decided to make one for her too. I guess I've started making sure she doesn't leave for home without something handmade by me. Two Christmas's ago there was a quilt, which for some reason I don't have pictures of. Then there was the pillow, which I also don't have pictures of. Now there is the apron.
Yup! It's Neptune again! I ripped apart a housecoat I was making and had given up on so I could find a piece of Neptune big enough for the apron.
Like the giveaway apron, this one has pintucks at the top and extra long ties so you can make a bow in the front.
I wasn't sure what fabric to use for the contrast, but it was my ever so stylish brother who picked it out.
I'm not sure who makes it because it was a remnant from a local shop and it didn't have a selvege.
I love this apron, and I am glad it's gone to live at my mom's house.
Here are the two together!
I had meant to get some better photos of the second giveaway apron before I mailed it off, but I forgot.
An interesting (if not aggravating) sidenote: We are currently experiencing a "disruption" in mail service here in Canada. It started as a rotating strike by the union members, now they have been locked out. I won't share my opinions on the whole matter here, but I'm not happy. We already pay a lot for our postal service here and it's often unreliable. When I did finally get around to mailing the aprons, it was only 12 hours later that the lockout happened. So far it has been more than 2 weeks of disruptions and it looks like it could be at least a week more. Needless to say, the aprons and a few other letters that I sent out are now sitting in limbo. Wish them luck.