Monday, December 7, 2009

Aprons Galore

I went to my store Christmas party this afternoon with all the fabulous girls from work. Instead of buying/making each other presents, our manager Suzy gave us 1/2 metre of herringbone calico & a name of a recipient. We were to create an apron for our Secret Apron Swap partner. We gave out the aprons today and they all looked fabulous!

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They are going to be displayed in-store at Midland Textile Traders till Christmas Eve if you want to take a closer look. Here are a few close ups of some of the aprons.

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My apron made for & modeled by Kay - it has handbag material!

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Emma wearing her apron made by Yvonne – look at the lips on that fish.

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Me wearing my apron made by Eileen – it has Babushkas on the front.

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Kay and I will be at the Inglewood Artisan Markets again this Saturday 12th December from 9am-1pm. If you’re in the area, please drop by and say Hi.

With Love

Janellebelly2a

11 comments:

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

What a fabulous range of aprons! It is amazing how you all started with the same fabric and have created such fantastic designs. Such a fun idea for a Christmas party. I am sure it will make a great display in store.

JennyWren said...

Wow! Impressive. Maybe I could just drop in at your work one day and take a peek. Keep up the good work Janelle.

Bloom said...

Hello Ms NN! You look gorgeous in your new apron! Such a great idea for a swap. Have thought of you often lately, but life has been a bit mad. Hope you are all well & happy. Best wishes, Ros.

suzitee said...

Fabulous aprons, and I love the idea! Hopefully I can make it out to have a closer look :)
Best of luck with the markets...such busy times!

Krafty KJ said...

What a gorgeous idea Janelle - I love them! Good luck with preparing for another market so close to Christmas!

texmorg said...

Whoever made your apron knows you really well. I have remembered the markets and if all goes well hopefully i will see you there.
Linda

Kate said...

What a great idea! They all lok fantastic!

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

Who knew you could have aprons in soooo many styles and designs???
That fish apron is just to die for....Love the long fin/tail!

clare's craftroom said...

What a fun idea , they all look great !

Melanie said...

Your toadstool house is fantastic- my daughter would love it. I found you when looking for Christmas Belles and read your back post. Did you finish it in time? I have just begun it- will blog progress tomorrow.

Bronwyn said...

Great idea and everyone's looks really interesting! Good luck for the market - maybe some Janellybelly aprons could be on the table?