GoodGrandma℠ is pleased to announce the first of our GoodGrandma products! APRONS! GoodGrandma aprons are now available for purchase. Check out our website and get your own GoodGrandma apron! Visit www.goodgrandma.com and buy one today!
Recently, our Book Guru, Grandma Judy, shared Thoughts About Aprons. Our original GoodGrandma, Grandma Connie, also shared an article about the history of aprons.
The principal use of Grandma’s apron was to protect the dress underneath. Because she only had a few, it was easier to wash aprons than dresses and they used less material, but along with that, it served as a potholder for removing hot pans from the oven.
It was wonderful for drying children’s tears, and on occasion was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.
From the chicken coop, the apron was used for carrying eggs, fussy chicks, and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be finished in the warming oven.
When company came, those aprons were ideal hiding places for shy kids. And when the weather was cold, grandma wrapped it around her arms.
Those big old aprons wiped many a perspiring brow, bent over the hot wood-stove. Chips and kindling wood were brought into the kitchen in that apron. From the garden, it carried all sorts of vegetables. After the peas had been shelled, it carried out the hulls. In the fall, the apron was used to bring in apples that had fallen from the trees.
When unexpected company drove up the road, it was surprising how much furniture that old apron could dust in a matter of seconds.
When dinner was ready, Grandma walked out onto the porch, waved her apron, and the men knew it was time to come in from the fields to eat.
It will be a long time before someone invents something that will replace that ‘old-time apron’ that served so many purposes.New Bremen Historic Association
Enjoy full-length protection and the convenience of an easy care blend.
- 5.5-ounce,65/35 poly/cotton for easy care
- Unique fitting system allows for adjusting length by pulling a single strap
- Two patch pockets, pen pocket
- Measures 22″w x 30″l
CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Machine wash cold. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry low. Warm iron if necessary.
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