Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Vintage Apron from Neckties

 
I wanted to make my apron from ties even before I saw this one in Fit to Be Tied: Vintage Ties of the Forties and Early Fifties, by Rod Dyer. This is a fabulous book--I will show more pics in the next week or so. My version of the tie apron in the following post... Posted by Picasa

2 Comments:

Blogger my house is cuter than yours said...

Ohh i love that girl's outfit!

8:30 AM  
Anonymous Sandra said...

Sigh... this brings back memories. My dad, who was a pretty crafty guy back in the day, made an apron out of old ties back in the late 50's for my mom. I remember there being some nifty ties from the 40's and 50's in it. I don't know what became of this apron, but how I wish I could have it now. Not having stuff like this now is probably the reason why I'm afraid to throw anything away today! Also I seem to remember Jean-Paul Gaultier using this idea a few yeaers back- he designed a really cute skirt out of ties (there may have been a vest also, but I don't remember).

12:22 AM  

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