Good Morning, I have time now to finally
get Part Two posted.
The main reason that wanted to go to the
Ag Hall was to see this exhibit.
These tags describe the exhibit plus they
had books to look at too!
More detailed ones with needlework and
embroidery on them, the one on the top
right was made from a dish towel.
Lighter weight - Spring aprons.
Gingham checked ones.
More "working aprons."
Of course, we can't leave out "The
This gives you an idea of how many
displays they had.
It was great fun looking at all of these
aprons. Many good memories floated
through my head as I looked at these
All of the women in my life--
my Mom, Grandmas and Mr. Ken's
Mom wore aprons at some time in their
lives. Mr. Ken's Mom was still wearing
them in the 90's. I have my own aprons,
I don't wear them much but do have
them if I need them.
Mr. Ken's Dad gave me my Mother-in-
law's apron which I cherish.
Here is bits and pieces of what this
"Aprons are more than Kitch. They
symbols of family and motherhood.
The word "Apron" comes from the
French "naperon" a small tablecloth
or napkin, suggesting they have been
worn for centuries to keep from
spilling on ourselves."
Most of these aprons are handcrafted
one-of-a kind aprons.
Click on the pic to enlarge to read
the whole piece.
What are your memories? Do you
wear an apron? Cooking, crafting
See you tomorrow!!
~Keep on Dreaming~