Thursday, December 17, 2009

Ms. Claus Apron

Get your craft on with my Crafter/Vendor style aprons! Perfect for keeping supplies close at hand while crafting or wearing in your booth at shows!

This "Ms. Claus" Design is flirty and functional! It's cropped design is perfect to hold those smaller items at the ready for when they are needed. Two large pockets adorn the front set off by white trim. The waist ties can be worn in the front, to the side or around to the back. A touch of white tulle has been added to the bottom for just a bit of femininity. Be organized and make a statement! Have a little fun this Holiday Season!

One size fits most.

Perfect as a gift for YOU or for someone else

Who say's an apron can't be worn as fashion?

ON SALE for $15.99 right now from Brassy Apple >>

Meet Lola - the reason I've been absent :)

Here's my big excuse for not posting Apron Finds recently. Meet our new little daughter Lola Olivia! We are so thrilled to finally have our little girl in our arms. Thanks for letting me share my joy with you! - Daria & Lola

Monday, November 23, 2009

Apron by handmaderecess

It's been awhile since I've posted, mostly because my new baby girl is on the way very very soon. I've needed to take a little break and focus on getting things ready for her. So exciting!!

I couldn't help but share this lovely apron made by handmaderecess on Etsy. I think it would be a great gift idea!

"Canvas for the brightest and boldest prints. Small details make this the perfect modern hostess apron: a handmade ruffle on the wide, contrasting waistband and an understated reverse lining."

Snag it right now on Etsy>>

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Holiday Penguins Vendor Apron

If you're exhibiting at a Holiday craft show this year, this penguin vendor apron would be a great style choice to sport while you're selling your creations. Available from Yoppers on Etsy:

"What fun in the snow! It must be what a penguin dreams are like. If you don't know what I'm talking about, don't watch "March of the Penguins". Ignorance is bliss. This apron has "The Works". There are three big lined pockets, a pocket for business cards and a skinny pen pocket. I've sewn a zipper into the center pocket. There's also a clasp to carry keys on. The ties are each 38" long. The back panel durable trigger fabric. My aprons fit small, medium and large penguin lovers. Let it snow!"

Snag this cool vendor apron here>>

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Eva Apron in Green and Gold by Modern June

Modern June on Etsy has some lovely aprons for sale. Check out this gorgeous Eva apron, isn't it pretty?!

"The mix of high end Designer Fabrics give the slinky new Eva Apron an eclectic bohemian elegance.

Our Eva Apron has a great size range that looks every hot on sizes 4-14. "

You can snag this sweet apron for yourself right here>>

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Plum Blossom Mom/Daughter Set

Holiday Gift Idea!! This sweet mom/daughter Plum Blossom apron set would be ideal for the special girls in your life. Designer Key2Life on Etsy >>.

Designer Details:
"This item is temporarily back due to popular demand.
This mommy and daughter's apron set will not last as I have limited fabric. This apron does include a a chef's hat not shown.

This adorable set of 2 aprons include (1) mother's apron and (1) daughter's apron with matching chef's hat. Get this for you and your daughter for hours of fun cooking in the kitchen.

The child's apron with chef's hat can be sold separately for the regular price of $30, see children's section.
Fully adjustable neck straps
Fits Children from age 2-6
The chef's hat fits a child's head 18-22 inches round.
Can be embroidered for additional fee(See other items listed)

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Shabby Chic Apron from Heather Hill Clothing

Ain't She Sweet??!! This full apron was designed by Heather Hill Clothing on Etsy.

Beautiful shabby rose pattern in reds, greens and pinks, accented with black polka dots, top is lined, ties around neckline and waist, two deep side pockets.

Ready to Ship - Free Shipping
One Size Fits All.

Snag this for yourself, or a great gift for someone you love this upcoming holiday season >>

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Sweet Tweet Apron

It's all about orange, isn't it!! Love that color with some sweet black birds and to top it off some Polk-a-dots too!! This half apron has it all and fun to wear too. All edges are surged for durability and a more professional look. All pre washed fabrics so they won't be any shrinkage and will last for years to come!!
Thanks for stopping by "Annies Attic", crafting vintage style!!

Snag this Sweet Tweet Apron right here>>

Friday, October 9, 2009

Posh Squash DIY Kits

This may not be an apron but you sure can wear one while you create these adorable POSH SQUASH! These kits are so cute an available from the every amazing Kim of Olive Juice & Co.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Snow White Inspired Apron Dress

Isn't this adorable??! Made and designed by LoverDoversClothing on Etsy. Of her design she says:

"This is such a fun new version of my apron dress!!! This dress is a must for your next mad tea party or trip to the magic kingdom. The best part about this dress is that it is casual enough to where ALL THE TIME!!
This dress is made of a cotton fabric that is washable and easy care. The apron is white with red ric rac to set it off. The front has a sweetheart neckline and a bow. The back has elastic and a tie back for the perfect "retro" fit.
This listing is for the dress and peasant blouse set. This basic white peasant blouse also can be worn with all of the dresses in my shop with straps.
This is my original design, and I make all of my own patterns. I design my dresses to be comfortable, practical, and cute!! All of my designs are MACHINE WASHABLE and designed to fit for a long time."

Click to snag this sweet Snow White inspired apron dress on Etsy>>

Monday, October 5, 2009

For the Boys

It's Monday! And today's apron is all for the boys from Key2Life on Etsy
Get the last Airplane set!

Your little boy will love the airplanes on this apron, although when I told my daughter this was a little boy's apron, she said "Little girls like airplanes, too". So I guess it can be for either.

The chef's hat will fit a child's head between 18-22 1/2 inches round.

Adjustable Neck Strap
Fit Child between ages 3-8, Please let me know your child's age so that I can custom make the length to fit when you check out if your child is under 3.

Click to view this apron here>>

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Saturday Night Selections: Cute Sewing Pattern & a Carmella Hostess Apron

First up for our Saturday Night Selections is this Hostess Apron Pattern by nancydeliz on Etsy! That's Sew Me! is happy to offer it's Hostess Apron Sewing Pattern with Instructions in eBook format (.pdf) This eBook pattern is chock full of step-by-step instructions with color photographs and graphic illustrations to aid you visually from start to finish. The eBook includes full-size pattern pieces so there is no guess-work involved.

EASY to follow instructions. BASIC sewing skills required.

Snag the pattern right here>>

And next up is this beautiful Camella Hostess Apron from VenezieBags on Etsy. This flirty & fun, figure flattering apron features fabrics from Dena Fishbein's Snowflower line. It's perfect for entertaining or cleaning up around the house. It also makes a great hostess or housewarming gift.

Make it yours today by snagging it on Etsy right here>>

Friday, October 2, 2009

Red & White Polkadot Apron

I'm crazy for Polkadots, so I had to share this fun apron design by DianneDesignerAprons on etsy.

Stylish and trendy and ready to use for cooking in your kitchen. You'll also love the colors as it will be great for the holidays. This apron has a slightly flared skirt with a waistband and a wider bodice that is easy to fit. Waist ties are long enough to tie to the front or back. Neck ties are separate for easy adjustment. The bodice also features vertical bias tape as trim. Right side pocket. White bias tape also encloses the entire outside of the apron and finishes the seams.

Snag this polkadot apron here >>

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Check out what I WON!!

Look what just arrived in the mail!! I'm so excited to have won this awesome Pink Chocolate Cindy Apron from Cupcake Provocateur in a recent contest. What a thrill to win a cute apron that I love so much, it's so well made. The stitching is perfect!

Check out the Cupcake Provocateur website and shop for some awesome apron styles!! >>

AND don't miss out on reading their Blog as well, that's where I entered and my luck paid off! :)

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Classic Flair with Heather Bailey Fabric

Created with Heather Bailey’s Red Peonies!
The coordinating fabric accents the waistband, waist ties, neck straps and the top of the one pocket. Pattern placement may vary. Ready to ship!

Measurements vary slightly as each apron is handcrafted individually.
Length (top of bib to hemline) 29”
Adjustable Neck straps 21” each
Waistband 24” Adjustable Waist ties 31” each
(86” from tie end to tie end)

Designed by GreatGoods on Etsy >>

Monday, September 21, 2009

Just Say YES!!!!

Add this sweet apron to my own Wish List!!

This very feminine apron will bring out your inner hostess!! The Double Layer full skirt and wide sash are flattering and stylish. The small circular pocket adds charm while keeping that recipe card or cell phone handy.

This apron is made from a simple lightweight white cotton. Both layers of skirt and the pocket are trimmed in a vibrant red to match the sash. Fresh and chic, this apron is very feminine and eye-catching!

Measurements are as follows:
Finished length: 17"
Sash is 88" long, end to end.
Created by SpiceRakDesigns on Etsy, it can be yours for $33!! >>

Tweet Apron Dress

I obviously need this in a bigger size, so I can wear it while I tweet on Twitter :) (this one is sized 18-24 months). Made by HaleybyHand on Etsy.

A sweet little dress for the little girl in your life! Great in the summer months but also super cute layered over a long sleeve top & tights when the weather turns cold. An adorable little "apron" is stitched on to the front and finished off with a cute ribbon across the top.

Snag this one for your little birdie here>>

Friday, September 18, 2009

"Over the Moon" apron

I must admit that looking at this apron does make me feel happy! Designed by momomadeit on Etsy.


An expression meaning delighted or extraordinarily happy.

Red and white fabric, scallops, four big dots, rick rack, and a fun pocket - how happy is this vintage inspired apron??

Snag this sweet one on Etsy for $29 right here>>

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Feeling Kitschy...One to Watch For!!!

Brassy Apple is getting Kitschy! We absolutely adore her apron designs, and this one is sure to be a HUGE HIT!! It's the Kitschy Corset apron and here's your sneek peek >>

Here's Meg's description of this awesome design:
"The Kitschy Corset Apron pattern is just about finished - YEAH! It will first be available in ebook format, followed soon by the printed version. I have some sneak peeks from my photographer that I wanted to share plus the adorable aprons that my wonderful pattern testers created!" - Brassy Megan

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Flirty Half Apron . . . picnic roses and dots in green


Redefine your look by adding instant style to your daily kitchen activities. This lovely apron is fashionable yet functional. Perfectly sized to fit most body types!

Exclusive design by Fancy Boutique.

Lovely print by Tanya Whelan called "picnic rose in green" and "dots" from her Ava Rose and Darla Collection.

♥ Details
... length 18 inches from waist to hem
... waist 25 inches
... two long side-ties 30 inches each
... one side pocket for your favorite recipe

♥ Perfect for any occasion! Great little gift item!

Snag it on Etsy right here>>

Monday, September 7, 2009

Halloween Delight Apron

The Halloween Delight apron is made with Japanese imported fabric which features cobwebs and butterflies throughout the print. The fabric is 100% cotton. The bodice, waist ties, and the trim is made with black tulle. There is a pocket on each side of the apron. The waist ties are long enough to tie in the front or back. The top is designed to fit most bust sizes.

~ Fits sizes 2 to 12

Available on Etsy from designer PrettyDitty here>>

Friday, September 4, 2009

Olive Juice & Co. KIT CLUB

Meet Charlotte! She's the most recent addition to the Olive Juice & Co. apron family and starts you off this month with membership in their NEW Kit Club!

Full Kit including:

-signature OliveJuice & Co. sewing pattern
-detailed step-by-step instructions
-all necessary coordinating fabric yardage
-jumbo rick rack
-lush chocolate velvet ribbon
-ecru pin dot scalloped lace

*The purchase of this kit begins your 6 month membership in the OliveJuice & Co. Kit Club. (All details are available HERE.)

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Brassy Apple Wows us Again - Saucy!

Brassy Apple wows us yet again with this incredible vendor apron!! It's called Saucy and I'm sure you can see why!

Run, hurry and snag one before they're gone!!

Halloween Pumpkins

Fall is in the air, and before the little ghosts and gobblins head for your door be sure to don this cool Halloween Pumpkin Apron ($20!!) from SandDragonH2O on Etsy.

This great chef’s apron is fully reversible and has deep 7” (18 cm) pockets on each side.

Traditional Halloween Jack o’ Lanterns with green leaves cover the front of this festive apron. Perfect attire for helping out at the Halloween carnival or passing out treats! The reverse side is matching tiny green plaid cotton.

This apron has a great shape that fits all sizes: short or tall; big or small. The adjustable neck tie ensures a comfortable fit. Neck tie is 29” (74 cm); waist ties are each 29” (74 cm). Apron is 31” (78 cm) from top to bottom. Bottom edge is 27” (68 cm).

Fabric is 100% cotton. Machine wash with like colors and tumble dry.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Urban Chic is so Pretty!

Check out this gorgeous Urban Chic apron from SUGAR PIE CHIC on Etsy!

"Vintage-inspired and Retro-chic apron that evokes a sense of nostalgia for a bygone era. Flirty fabrics in vibrant colors create an enchanting apron that meet the challenges of today's woman while treasuring the past!

The Lantern Bloom fabrics blended with a romantic style makes this apron both practical and unique.

This original pattern ties easily at the neck and waist for a perfect fit everytime. The two 26" waist ties allow for tying in the front of back."

Snag it right here>>

Monday, August 17, 2009

Lil Businessman Apron

Awww, as a Mommy to 4 boys this apron warmed my heart! My little men love to get in there and help make cookies, and now they can do it in style. Check out the Lil Businessman apron from JenSport on Etsy!

Snag one for your little chef here>>

Friday, August 7, 2009

1950s Full Petal Apron - Vintage Reproduction

Ooooh La La!!

1950s Full Petal Apron
~Vintage Reproduction ~
(Zesty Zinna Black)
Woman's ONE SIZE

This "Vintage Reproduction" apron was re-created from an original 1950's apron pattern with some modern alterations.

Adjustable neck & waist tie backs, two pockets on each side with removable ribbon embellishments attached by safety pin with decorative ivy stitching along the bias.

Available from TheWayWeWear on Etsy right here >>

Pretty Pop Garden

This cute little apron will sure add some joy to your cooking or cleaning time! DapperDuds on Etsy used some really pretty fabric from Heather Bailey's Pop Garden Fabric Collection.

The apron measures: 23 inches wide not including the
straps and is 19 1/2 inches long. Straps can be tied at the back or the front.

Snag this sweet baby here>>

Thursday, August 6, 2009

oh-cherry apron from Laurie's Gifts

Summer isn't over yet, and you can still hang onto the sunshine with this cheerful Cherry half apron available from Laurie's Gifts! YUMMY!

Snag this and other awesome handmade aprons here>>

Tomorrow is the Last Day of Apronfest!

The Apronista is having the sweetest festival on her popular blog and you still have time to be a part of it!! Simply visit this link and enter your blog address. Now you're signed up in the Linky directory to recieve all kinds of blog attention. Don't forget to host a Giveaway of your own, prizes are a BEAUTIFUL thing!!

**Giveaway:For our own little contribution we're going to offer one lucky commenter a FEATURE article on ApronADay!! That's right, if you've been hankering to get noticed, we'll share your (handmade or apron related) blog or shop with our readers and give you a little boost of attention. All you have to do is leave a comment below along with your url and email address. We'll draw the winner at Midnight on August 7th!!

Good Luck and have fun visiting all the lovely blogs participating in Apronfest this year! Loads to see and win - its a feast for the eyes!

UPDATE!! WINNER ANNOUNCED! Sorry for the delay readers!! I've been out of town and so sick with the impending baby on the way. I'm back with our winner!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO: Robin from Tallulahsophie!! You were randomly chosen to be featured on Apron A Day blog! I'll be in touch to snag some special details about your aprons.

Thanks so much to those who commented and came by, I'm tickled to meet you and hope you'll continue to read our little blog! - XO Daria

Our Email is BACK and Working!

Finally our ApronADay email account is back up and running smoothly, we had so many issues with it before. If you've previously sent an inquiry about being featured, or have wanted to coordinate a Giveaway and didn't receive a reply - that is why.

We are excited to work with you to promote your businesses as well as offer great Apron FINDS for our readership! You can now contact us at:

We appreciate your support of this blog and look forward to sharing the sweetness of Apron Living with you!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Peach Blossom Vendor Apron

Peach flower apron is made from Amy Butler cotton fabric called August Field. Natural satin ribbon across pockets
accents this "pick me up" apron. You're all set to do some cleaning or gardening. Great for vendor or garage sales.

•3 pockets, center pocket with 7.5" zipper
•Brown web belt with D ring closure, adjustable to 40"
•100% cotton twill(machine wash, warm iron)
•Color: Brown/Peach

Measurements: 21" width x 10.50" height

Snag this sweet vendor apron from designer misohappi on Etsy >>

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Brassy Apple's Summer Salsa

If you haven't wandered through the Brassy Apple online shop in awhile, I encourage you to take a little detour today. Brassy Meg has some gorgeous aprons, DIY projects and much more available, with her own brand of flair and funky.

This Summer Salsa hostess apron is a perfect addition to your summer party. Love sensational, and snag all the attention!

Snag this sweet Salsa apron here>>

Sommer Designs Full Apron

This Ivory WOODFERN full apron is created by SommerDesigns on Etsy.

Made with gorgeous prints that are sure to match almost every personality, their aprons are durable and machine washable. Generously sized with extra long contrasting ties that can be fastened in the back, or brought around to the front as shown. Front pocket keeps the phone handy for those last minute reminders.

Snag it right here>>

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Large Blooms Halter Style Apron

Bustling around in the kitchen is much more fun with a pretty apron. The halter style and rounded hem make it more feminine.

Large blooms ramble across a pretty green background. The pocket and halter top are done with smaller, more dainty blooms. Ties are done using cream fabric with tree branches outlined in brown. Cream ric rac detail on pocket. The entire apron has cream edging.

Available on Etsy from designer AbleMabel >>

Monday, June 1, 2009

Olive Raspberry Social Climber Hostess Pocket Apron

Look fabulous whether you're hanging the laundry or hosting dinner! This half apron features gorgeous Garden Party prints by Anna Maria Horner in olive green and magenta. This is a super versatile style inspired by a vintage clothespin apron. The front panel is one large pocket that's perfect for keeping clothespins or items you find while picking up around the house.

100% cotton apron and bias trim; 16" in length, 16" waistband, ties are each 33".

Available on Etsy from retromama

Monday, May 25, 2009

Garden Party Apron

We love this hostess apron using fabric by Anna Maria Horner's Garden Party line.

Available on Etsy from AnniesAttic here>>

Monday, April 20, 2009

Bloomin Fun Apron in Pink Brown Prints

Too much fun!!!

This cutie will be a hit in the kitchen, at your party or for the shower.

Modern pink and brown rose print is jazzed up with harlequin print waist ties.

Waist ties are generous enough to tie in front.

Pocket is nicely detailed.

Scalloped hemline trimmed with pink bias.

All cotton, machine wash cool, dry low, press as needed.
As with all dark fabrics, please avoid intense heat to prevent fade.

Available from sewlahtidah on Etsy >

Green Blue Yellow Paisley

The Modern Chef Apron is one size fits most and measures:

Lenght 21"

Ties 40" each

waistband 24"

Available from paocollection on Etsy

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Get Crafty in this apron

This apron is crafted in fabric from Michael Miller's Pod Posey collection. Made in 100% pre-washed (perfume-free, dye-free and skin sensitive detergent) fabric.

The apron skirt measures 21 by 10 1/4 inches and 7 pockets in varying sizes to hold all your tools. The pockets are reinforced with a iron-in washable stabilizer. The loops are also reinforced and serve double duty to hold the wrap around straps in place and to hang your key ring or just a favorite charm.

This apron is fully lined. The generous straps measure 33 inches each and can be wrapped around the front or tied in the back.

Snag this Pod Posey apron

Etsy Apron - How to

Zoom on over to learn more about this fun project!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Andalucia Fabric Hostess Apron

Isn't this yummy??!! A sweet ladies Mod Blooms hostess apron from SimpleThings on Etsy. You just can't resist the Andalucia fabric from Patty Young!!

Grab this apron from the SimpleThings Etsy shop

Kids Aprons I Recommend!

I constantly recieve emails from Mommys, Grandmas and Nana's around the globe asking where they should look for the cutest handmade aprons for little girls. I highly recommend the beautiful girls aprons available from Annette of Pickles and Co.

Her aprons are gorgeous, well made, well priced, and are full of whimsy and style. Definitely a great place to shop for the Little doll in your life! I LOVE the one that I ordered from Annette for our new little adopted daughter, and can't wait till she's home so we can cook together!!

Pickles and Co eBay Store

Brassy Aprons ROCK

This "Cropped Hostess" Design is fresh, funky and functional! It's reversible design showcases a bold color and pattern design with small caged bird on one side and zebra rounded pocket with 3 different patterned pockets on the other for a completely different look! The apron is finished off with contrasting ties -one blue and one pink- that can be worn in the front or the back. Great for crafting, cleaning or anytime you want to make a statement!

Perfect as a gift for YOU or for someone else

Who say's an apron can't be worn as fashion? Snag this swanky apron at Brassy
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