Welcome to Apron Memories®, EllynAnne’s on-line emporium for all things apron-y. Her creative outlet since 1999, the designs showcase the domestic art of handsewn stitchery and the old fashion ethic of quality workmanship. Apron Memories® designs have been worn by Bree on Desperate Housewives and featured in Country Living, Mary Engelbreit, Frontier Airlines magazine, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and Vogue.
Each apron is handmade with love and is of heirloom quality;
Treated kindly, the aprons will be cherished by many generations.
The Apron Memories® collection is a Grassroots Royalty project, homegrown and handsewn in Pueblo, Colorado.
The Victory Apron pattern was released by McCall Corporation in 1943. Apron Memories has resized the pattern to accommodate today’s figure and fabric sizes and with the company’s permission, offers the pattern for sale. Purchase includes a color copy of the original pattern’s cover affixed to a white envelope, the complete resized pattern, including pocket variations, and a copy of the original pattern’s sewing instructions. This is an easily sewn project.
Purchase price includes a $5 donation to the USO organization, in support of its mission to US military personnel and their families: “Until Every One Comes Home.”
$25.00 (includes $5 donation to the USO organization)
$6.00 USPS Priority Mail w/ tracking.
$3.00 USPS First Class (manila envelope, no tracking).
USPS First Class:
Of the over 600 aprons EllynAnne has collected, this bright happy design is based on her favorite. The deep red skirt showcases the fan-shaped pocket and gore panels, which are pieced of genuine vintage fabrics. Details include finished seams and handmade bias binding.
This aprons’s flirty peplums and figure-flattering design make it the perfect accessory to an outfit, attitude or occasion. EyllnAnne will choose Karen’s fabric combinations, which are guaranted to have you smiling and feeling very very cute.
This versatile style can be worn to do everything, from baking a pie to wrapping a wriggly baby fresh from a bath. A vintage hankie adorns the pocket. Fabric combinations and hankie pocket embellishment are individually selected by EllynAnne and guaranteed to please.
Smoochie, as featured in VOGUE, is an enticing apron with a quilted lips pocket. Certain to get even the most sport-bessotted mate to turn off the TV !